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Old 05-22-2008, 09:13 PM   #1
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Arrow The new food pyramid - your thoughts?

So this is a link to the new food pyramid
What do you guys all think??

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Old 05-22-2008, 09:22 PM   #2
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i like that better than the old food guide. more comprehensive.
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looks good to me. i can't eat all the carbs listed anyway.

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Old 05-22-2008, 10:18 PM   #4
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I like it because it focuses on whole foods.. which is what I've been focusing on for myself and DH... It's nice to finally see something.. and to show that not all carbs are bad and not all fats are bad, etc.
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I think Cookies should be on the very top !!
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I like the fruits where they are but what if I like my fruit a bit fermented in French Oak barrels?

Seriously, it's not a bad pyramid at all - focus is on the right foods and the right fats with the really important things holding up the pyramid.
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Old 05-23-2008, 05:33 AM   #7
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They can build that pyramid upside down for all I care. I eat all food groups. Gotta have variety, and in moderation. So they can change it every year if they want and it won't change me.

(Kitchenelf, I'm seeing a pattern. Ha ha. )
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I like the fruits where they are but what if I like my fruit a bit fermented in French Oak barrels?
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Old 05-23-2008, 07:31 AM   #9
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just had time to BRIEFLY look at it. liked the exercise, I see some issues, with milk being only one to servings a day ?.
use butter sparingly?? potatoes sparingly?

You would not believe what the committee who comes up with the recommended guide has to go through, it is excruciating what they have to go through to agree on the simplest of concepts.
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