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MyPlate and the History of Food Guides

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has presented several Food Guides over the last 70+ years to help consumers create the ideal diet. These guides are visual representations of the nutritional recommendations for that time period. The newest of the USDA Food Guides is called MyPlate. Before we get into what MyPlate is, let’s […]

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Planning for a Successful Dietary Overhaul? Get the Facts First!

The newest Dietary Guidelines from the USDA will be out later in 2015. If you and your family are thinking about making improvements in the way you eat, take a look at what is being proposed for the first time in five years of government recommendations. These guidelines are designed to inform federal food and nutrition educators what […]

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