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Turning the Food Pyramid Upside Down
Unfortunately, the Pyramid was built on less-than-solid scientific ground and has never been updated, says Walter C. Willett, professor and chair of nutrition at the Harvard School of Public Health. By ignoring the wealth of evidence on healthy eating, it represents a missed opportunity to improve the health of all Americans. Frustrated by the USDA Pyramid, Willett and his colleagues have built a new Healthy Eating Pyramid based on carefully conducted scientific research. Many of its ideas have been tested in ongoing long-term studies of 170,000 nurses and health professionals. And this new pyramid turns the old one upside down. Click on the source for more information: