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A 38-year-old member asked:

What does the food pyramid tell us?

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Dr. Valencia Porter
Holistic Medicine 22 years experience
Which pyramid?: The pyramid has been replaced by "my food plate" by the usda. Although some improvements were made, i still don't believe this reflects optimal nutrition. I prefer this one: http://www.Drweil.Com/drw/u/art02995/dr-weil-anti-inflammatory-food-pyramid.Html.
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Dr. Troy Ross
Dr. Troy Ross commented
Occupational Medicine 25 years experience
It is also worth checking out the Paleo diet.
Sep 16, 2013

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