Eating Guides. Old vs. New. MyPyramid was released in 2005 and replaced the Food Guide Pyramid (1992). MyPlate was released in 2011 and replaced the MyPyramid. 1956-1970 Food For Fitness: Daily Food Guide Basic 4. 1940 “A guide to good eating, the basic 7”
Old vs. New
MyPyramid was released in 2005 and replaced the Food Guide Pyramid (1992).
MyPlatewas released in 2011 and replaced the MyPyramid.
Food For Fitness: Daily Food Guide Basic 4
“A guide to good eating, the basic 7”
Focus on nutritional adequacy, specific servings from each food group
1979Hassle Free-Daily Food GuideBasic 4 , but added guidelines for fats and sweets
1984Moved from adequacy, to adequacy plus moderation
Represented by the steps and the person climbing them.
1) Balancing Calories
2) Foods to Increase
3) Foods to Reduce
Make half your plate vegetables and fruits.
Switch to skim or 1% milk.
Make at least half your grains whole.
Vary your protein food choices.
Keep your food safe to eat.
• Make smart choices from every food group.• Find balance between food and physical activity.• Get the most nutrition out of calories.• Stay within daily calorie needs.
The Dietary Guidelines for Americans describe a healthy diet as one that:
• Emphasizes vegetables, fruits, whole grains, and fat-free or low-fat milk and milk products;• Includes lean meats, poultry, fish, beans, eggs, and nuts; and• Is low in saturated fats, trans fats, cholesterol, salt (sodium), and added sugars.
About 90 pages!!
Avoid Oversized Portions
Plate size history