Weekend reads: Let the MyPlate discussions begin
- Marion Nestle over at Food Politics deconstructs the new food plate and lists its strengths and says that she thinks it took courage for the USDA to make the recommendations that it has.
- The folks over at Fooducate on the other hand aren’t so impressed. They do see some positives but have listed five problems they see with MyPlate.
- The Atlantic discusses why we need MyPlate and how previous food pyramid was a failure.
- Finally, Obamafoodorama has several posts about MyPlate, but I’ll point you to the one that warns against the misuse of the plate. The USDA doesn’t want anyone to go messing with its simple design.
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