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Please show a picture of the food pyramid and plate?

Please show a picture of the food pyramid and plate?

Her it is: I hope this the picture you asking about. Happy holidays. ...Read more

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Dr. Arthur Heller
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Diet (Definition)

Diet is a four letter word implying temporary measures with few good permanent results. I believe instead in 'healthy lifestyle changes' that may produce results more slowly ...Read more


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What is the healthy food pyramid vs plate?

What is the healthy food pyramid vs plate?

FDA guidelines: Food pyramid and food plate are fda guidelines for healthy eating. See this site for more information. http://www.choosemyplate.gov/. ...Read more

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How many nutritionists support the usda food pyramid?

How many nutritionists support the usda food pyramid?

I have no idea but..: I have no idea & don't know how to find out- like any area of medicine, there are many different philosophies/approaches to nutrition. I am sure many nutritionists support it but am quite certain that many find it lacking. The usda food pyramid is ultimately a political document designed by committee influenced by special interests. I much prefer http://www.Drfuhrman.Com/library/foodpyramid.Aspx. ...Read more

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How many doctors and nutritionists support the use of the usda food pyramid?

How many doctors and nutritionists support the use of the usda food pyramid?

Not Many!: Not many should! the original food pyramid was not based on scientific fact and has been thoroughly discounted by most modern physician and nutritionists. The best diet for today's modern person is to eat 1/3 lean protein, 1/3 dark green leafy vegetables and 1/3 power carbohydrates. Avoid the white starches, wheat and corn due to genetic modification. ...Read more

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Is food pyramid wrong w/ 11 servings of carbs? I eat more fruits&veggies, protein w/whole grains&beans, but not 11 srvs. Could less carbs be harmful?

Is food pyramid wrong w/ 11 servings of carbs? I eat more fruits&veggies, protein w/whole grains&beans, but not 11 srvs. Could less carbs be harmful?

Food pyramid: Carbs can be healthy: whole fruit, whole veg, whole grains are also carbs. These are complex carbs. Avoid processed, simple, and refined carbs. Beans are excellent. Nuts are excellent. Quinoa is excellent ...Read more

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Why are bread/grains still on the food pyramid?

Why are bread/grains still on the food pyramid?

Good question :-): Many people can tolerate grains and wheat breads, without difficulty. Some can be good sources of protein and other nutrients. If you're a person who doesn't tolerate these though, your own food pyramid would look different. Neurologist dr. David perlmutter has written a very interesting book about grains and the brain. http://tinyurl.com/mof6qj8 it provides some things to think about! ...Read more

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Help! exactly what is the food pyramid?

Help! exactly what is the food pyramid?

It depends: Symptoms depend on where the cancer is. If localized to the lungs, there are often no symptoms. Once the tumor is large enough a cough or coughing blood may develop. If the cancer spreads, then symptoms depends on where. Cancer in the bone, for example may cause pain. ...Read more

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What does the food pyramid tell us?

What does the food pyramid tell us?

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. ...Read more

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What are the healthy foods on the whole food pyramid?

What are the healthy foods on the whole food pyramid?

Too many to count: Please refer to harvard medical school of public health's healthy eating plate and healthy eating pyramid for this: http://www.Hsph.Harvard.Edu/nutritionsource/pyramid/ there's a wealth of information on this site, including all kinds of foods and where they fit on the pyramid. Good luck. ...Read more

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

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

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. ...Read more

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Nutrition is the synergistic combination of nutrients found in food and water that allows the human body to perform all essential ...Read more


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