WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture last week unveiled a new icon to encourage healthful eating, dubbed “MyPlate,” that was applauded by some industry groups for its clarity. The five-color icon features a dinner plate divided into four quadrants representing proteins, grains, fruits and vegetables, plus a blue “dairy” circle representing a glass of low-fat milk. The USDA launched the website choosemyplate.gov as a resource for the new effort, which replaces mypyramid.gov. The ...
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