food pyramid

"The Plate" is the new food group guideline. (Credit: ChooseMyPlate Gov)

“The Plate” Replaces “The Food Pyramid”

The Michigan Department of Community Health says the plate is less abstract than the pyramid and really shows you what foods you should be nibbling on.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/05/2011

Help Kids Understand Nutrition

Kids are as interested in nutrition as adults, but they often know a lot less. Talking to your kids about some of the key ideas in nutrition, such as serving size, total calories, fat and […]


Americans' Salt Intake Needs Cut, Panel Says

An advisory panel is encouraging the government to recommend that Americans reduce their salt intake – even though they acknowledge that it won’t be easy.


New 'Food Pyramid' for Older Adults

Anne Osmer Reporting Remember learning about the food pyramid when you were a kid?  The USDA recently redesigned the pyramid, now called MyPyramid, and created tools to help individuals track food intake and physical activity.  […]