myplate - Susan Stalte FNY 109 September 16, 2011 MyPlate...

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Susan Stalte FNY 109 September 16, 2011 MyPlate and MyPyramid The MyPlate tool is the new MyPyramid. The differences between the two are merely in appearance. The MyPlate tool makes it very simple for people to see what they should be eating at every meal. The “plate” itself looks so simple, but there is actually more to it than most think! There are four different colors on the plate, each resembling a different food group, along with a cup to the side representing “dairy.” Thus compared to MyPyramid, where each section of the tool resembled something different. MyPyramid attempted to be both visually and nutritionally helpful; although, some argue that it was too much information and difficult to read. The goal of MyPlate was to help the average person easily understand what their plate should resemble. The four MyPlate sections are divided by the approximate recommended amount of that specific food group. MyPyramid, on the other hand, shows the serving size by which section of the triangle it
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This note was uploaded on 02/20/2012 for the course ENGLISH 100 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '11 term at Montgomery CC.

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myplate - Susan Stalte FNY 109 September 16, 2011 MyPlate...

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