U.S. Government Replaces the Dietary Pyramid with a New Icon

Last week U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack unveiled a new dietary guideline icon called MyPlate. This replaces the MyPyramid which many complained was too complicated to follow. This simple, uncomplicated symbol is designed to help people think about their food choices in order to lead a healthier life.

PositiveTip: How is your plate loaded? Is it half-full of vegetables and fruit, plenty of whole grains, and adequate lean protein with some low-fat dairy or dairy substitute?