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What is the difference between the healthy eating pyramid and the plate?

What is the difference between the healthy eating pyramid and the plate?

Easier to use: The plate's easier to learn and use. More emphasis on fruits and veggies=half your plate! Less emphasis on grains. And dairy isn't even on the plate (it's a little cup on the side!). Read more

Dr. Thomas Namey
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Healthy Eating (Definition)

Healthy eating is focused on healthy foods that are low in saturated fat, sodium, sugar, and cholesterol. A healthy diet is centered around fruits, vegetables, lean protein, and ...Read more


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Now that there's a new healthy eating plate, will the healthy eating pyramid be no good?

Now that there's a new healthy eating plate, will the healthy eating pyramid be no good?

Not necessarily: It us not so much a matter of the pyramid being no good anymore, as it is one of improving awareness in the setting of better information. The plate model is more understandable and easier to implement in practice. And it recognizes that food groups generally niter-relate more than fit into kaye's or steps. Speaking f pates - for health, portion control is key - so se smaller plates! Read more

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What is the healthy eating pyramid replacement for?

What is the healthy eating pyramid replacement for?

Food pyramid: The food pyramid and all of the subsequent dietary recommendations were actually designed by the department of agriculture to maximize the profits of the food industry. The food pyramid has nothing to do with your health. If you want to eat healthy, ignore the food pyramid. Avoid eating sugars, limit your intake of carbohydrates, consume healthy fats in the form of meat, fish, poultry, eggs, chees. Read more

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What is a healthy food pyramid?

What is a healthy food pyramid?

Balanced meals: You can look at the recommnended food plate or the old food pyramid...Basically though eating a variety of foods and a variety of colors is helpful. According to one nutritionist I know, she recommends eating at every meal one carb and 2 proteins or 2 carbs and one protein. We should all have leafy greens, fruits (anything that grows from a flower) and protein- which can come from many sources. 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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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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Which are the main recommendations made by the healthy living pyramid?

Which are the main recommendations made by the healthy living pyramid?

The food pyramid: Has been replaced by the "food plate" which you can find on the net. Many well trained in clinical nutrition believe that it is not much of an improvement. A visit to a clinical nutritionist is your best bet. Peace and good health. Government RDAs are very low. Over the counter daily vitamins are typically weak. 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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What are the symptoms of pyramidal syndrome?

What are the symptoms of pyramidal syndrome?

Complex: The pyramidal tracts are tracts of nerve fibers that run from the brain to the brain stem or spinal cord to control muscle function in the body. If injured or altered, muscles show spasticity/spasm and weakness/wasting. Injury may be caused by stroke, brain hemorrhage, tumor, infection, inflammation such as from meningitis or multiple sclerosis, or trauma. Read more

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What is the mediterranean pyramid diet?

What is the mediterranean pyramid diet?

Diet that was...: ...Consumed by people living near the mediterranean sea (but no longer). The pyramid emphasizes at is base, plant based foods such as fruits, vegetables, beans, nuts, and whole grains, and as the foundation of the pyramid narrows upwards, it adds olive oil, fish, meat, chicken, wine, and dairy foods in smaller amounts. 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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What is the usual function of the renal pyramid?

What is the usual function of the renal pyramid?

Production of urine: The renal pyramid consists of renal tubules primarily the loop of henle and collecting ducts. As urine passes through these tubules it is more and more concentrated and certain electrolytes such as potassium, sodium, chloride etc are secreted or reabsorbed from or into these tubules to maintain precise concentration of these electrolytes in the blood. Read more

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What are the pyramids in the medulla? What do they do?

What are the pyramids in the medulla? What do they do?

They are paired: white matter nerve tracts within the medulla of the brainstem, involved primarily in motor function Read more

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What is the most nutritional way to eat? Following the food pyramid?

What is the most nutritional way to eat? Following the food pyramid?

Mixed diet: Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils, low fat milk products and limited amount of fish and lean meats. Curtail intake of saturated fats; no tobacco and no more than one drink a day. Control the amount of food and exercise 30 minutes/day and maintain a healthy weight. Read more

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Docs can you explain what is a dinner that includes all parts of the pyramid and the six nutrients?

Docs can you explain what is a dinner that includes all parts of the pyramid and the six nutrients?

It is MyPlate now!: The dietary guidelines were the older recommendation. This has =now been replaced by my plate (usda nutritional guidelines). This contains adequate amounts of proteins, starches, grains, vegetables, fruits and low fat dairy. This is healthier food guideline than the food pyramid was! Read more

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What causes increased echogenicity of the medullary pyramids?

What causes increased echogenicity of the medullary pyramids?

Several things: Calcifications in the renal pyramids can cause increased echogenicity. This can be caused by abnormal calcium metabolism related to renal osteodystrophy or may be related to other diseases such as sickle cell disease or other conditions. If this is a new finding and there is no known cause, your physician may need to do a workup to find the etiology. Read more

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What causes increased echogenicity of the medullary pyramids?

What causes increased echogenicity of the medullary pyramids?

Tubular Ectasia: Renal tubular ectasia aka medullary sponge kidney is a condition that has dilatation of the tubules in the medullary pyramids with an increased tendency for stones and infection. The pyramids appear very echogenic on ultrasound. Read more