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Healthy Eating Plate vs MyPlate

The Harvard School of Public Health has offered their version of a food guide, the Healthy Eating Plate. It’s similar to the USDA’s MyPlate, but not exactly like it. The difference, Harvard says, is their food guide is not funded by the food industry.

September 19th

USDA Doesn’t Follow its Own Advice on Dietary Guidelines

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.

June 14th