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do the food pyramid/plate differ?

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Psychiatry 25 years experience

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A 40-year-old member asked:

What is the healthy food pyramid vs plate?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
FDA guidelines: Food pyramid and food plate are fda guidelines for healthy eating. See this site for more information. http://www.choosemyplate.gov/.
A 48-year-old member asked:

Help! exactly what is the food pyramid?

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Dr. Robert Fietsam
Thoracic Surgery 35 years experience
It is a visual plan: At The base represents larger amounts of food in that category and going from the bottom to the top the quantity of foods in each category less and less for each given day
A 40-year-old member asked:

Can you let me know is it actually healthy to follow the food pyramid?

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Dr. Martin Fried
General Practice 36 years experience
Governement plate: I prefer the new government plate which is 1/4 plate as protein, 1/4 plate as complex carbs, 1/4 as fruit and 1/4 as vegetables. You can also have 1/2 the plate as vegetables if you want. www.choosemyplate.gov.
A 37-year-old member asked:

How do I know exactly what is the food pyramid?

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Dr. Martin Tamler
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 33 years experience
Food pyramid: You can find out all you need to know at: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/food_guide_pyramid.
A 43-year-old member asked:

Can you please describe the food pyramid?

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Dr. Martin Tamler
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 33 years experience
Food pyramid: You can find out all you need to know at: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/food_guide_pyramid.

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