My Plate Icon Replaces Food Pyramid
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My Plate Icon Replaces Food Pyramid

The USDA's new food icon, MyPlate, serves as a quick visual reminder to make healthy food choices. 

Balancing Calories

Enjoy your food, but eat less.

Avoid oversized portions.

Foods to Increase

Make half your plate fruits and vegetables.

Make at least half your grains whole grains.

Switch to fat-free or low-fat (1%) milk.

Foods to Reduce

Compare sodium in foods like soup, bread, and frozen meals - and choose the foods with lower numbers.

Drink water instead of sugary drinks.