MyPlate replaces MyPyramid
The food pyramid, MyPyramid, is history, replaced by a dinner plate icon called MyPlate as part of the U.S. government’s efforts to encourage consumers to make healthier food choices. 

The symbol, which suggests that consumers fill half their plate with fruits and vegetables and about one-quarter each of grains and protein, is a visual representation of the suggestions for healthy eating habits as presented in the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. First Lady Mich…

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