USDA released its newest set of Dietary Guidelines last month, and the new standards are shamefully incomplete.
The Mediterranean diet isn’t a “diet” in the traditional sense of the word. It’s a delicious, healthy way of eating. A lifestyle choice. Want to learn more?
Looking for a more plant-centric food pyramid? Whether you’re vegetarian, vegan, or an omnivore, this one can help you eat a little healthier.
Becky covered the USDA’s new system for conveying its updated dietary guidelines to the public nearly two weeks ago. The USDA has move from a food pyramid to a food plate.
The food plate clearly shows that we should be eating a lot of fruits and vegetables, and not too much meat and dairy.
However, as at least one insightful climate action and healthy living advocate has recognized, the USDA doesn’t follow its own advice.
The ubiquitous Food Pyramid is going away, and a new plate-based food graphic is coming soon to take its place. What do you think the plate should look like?
The nonprofit Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) is suing the USDA and Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for ignoring their healthier, plant-based alternative to the food pyramid.
Since 1917, the USDA has created a series of food guides to help people figure out what to eat. Over the years, this guide has included between four and seven [ … ]
So, when Michael Pollan set forth his short mantra on food, what did it all actually mean when you go to fill your dinner plate? For starters, we eat too [ … ]