Recently, the US government replaced the familiar Food Pyramid with a new visual concept called "My Plate". The goal was to replace the often times difficult to understand food pyramid with a new concept called "My Plate". This week, Amy Stivers, a nutritionist from The Methodist Hospital, and Chuck Garcia will join Dr. Galati in a discussion of the new dietary guidelines.
Links of interest and to share are posted below.
The 2010 Dietary Guidelines (released to the public Jan 2011) are what lead to the new “choose my plate icon”. Below is the link to the new Dietary Guidelines for Americans (it is updated every 5 yrs).
The 10 tips series is new and is useful, simply stated nutrition tips for the general public.