Last month, First Lady Michelle Obama introduced the U.S. Department of Agriculture's new MyPlate icon, which is meant to help translate the department's dietary guidelines into a simple visual aid. The new plate-shaped symbol has been met with general acclaim by U.S. dietitians, who say it's much more intuitive than the Food Guide Pyramid and MyPyramid.gov programs that it has replaced. “I think the [Food Guide] Pyramid was not relatable to a meal like the plate is. We eat off of a plate, ...
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