The food pyramid was once the gold standard for nutrition in the US; but as research and observation over time taught us, the pyramid did not serve its purpose. Enter MyPlate in 2011 to reshape food requirements across the nation. Over a decade later, it seems that MyPlate – while closer to correct than the food pyramid – may have still missed the mark.

In this episode, Dr. Dan and Angela dig in to the dietary recommendations from the USDA’s MyPlate guidelines. They provide a cautious review, arguing MyPlate makes positive changes from the outdated food pyramid but still promotes questionable advice on grains, dairy, fats, and beverages. As usual, they are dishing out a big helping of knowledge – pull up a chair!

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Becky Auer

Becky Auer is a Best Selling Author, host of the Spotlight Success Series and contributing author to Six Figure Coach Magazine, Small Business Trendsetters and Business Innovators Magazine covering and sharing success tips and strokes of genius from successful entrepreneurs, industry leaders, and marketing experts who share their failures, successes, resources and strategies.

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