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Do the food pyramid/plate differ?

Yes. Here's a good article from Harvard: http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/nutritionsource/plate-replaces-pyramid/ Read more...

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 The pyramid has been replaced by "my food plate" by the usda.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...

Help! Exactly what is the food pyramid?

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. Read more...

Who does the food pyramid not work for?

Please clarify. There are different food pyramids, so which is best for you depends on many factors which makes it impossible to address your question. There is, for example a 'paleo' food pyramid compared to the usda pyramid and they are very different, based on different hypotheses about which foods are healthiest. Some is based on science, and some on political biases. Read more...
No one. The food pyramid is not a healthy way to eat. Look at the many resources that show you how to eat with a paleo or primal approach to your diet. Keep in mind that the only thing your body needs carbohydrates for is fuel for your metabolism. And the average person only needs about 100 grams per day. Read more...

What is the food pyramid for a 10month baby?

There is none. There is no food pyramid for 10 month old babies. At ten months most babies have teeth and are on stage 2 feedings, which includes formula feeding or breast milk, some fruit juices.Cereals, fruits vegetables and some meat divided in three or four meals and avoid too much milk as that contributes to infant being obese, with some introduction of table food as tolerated. Read more...

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...

What are some similarities between the food pyramid and the food plate?

Similarities. Focus around that both of crude visual representations of how much and what you should be eating. But they are rather different at this point. Myplate is much more of a relatable(plate) representation vs food pyramid being more abstract suggestion of the desired relative composition of your diet. Myplate has more of a balance of grains/veggies than the pyramid. Myplate now doesn't address fats. Read more...