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The food pyramid is a diagram that illustrates a healthy diet by organizing foods into groups based on recommended serving sizes, according to the Santa Clara University Wellness Center. The pyramid is divided into tiers... More »

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The food guide pyramid is a well-known illustrative diet and nutrition guide developed in 1992. It was intended to aid the American public in making healthy food choices based on a pyramid hierarchy that places the most ... More »

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The European Food Information Council explains that the European food pyramid varies in ingredients based on the different countries that make up the continent of Europe. These basic ingredients include carbohydrates, da... More »

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The food pyramid was resoundingly criticized from inception for promoting consumption of huge amounts of grain and discouraging consumption of good fats, says the Washington Post. An early attempt to revise the pyramid i... More »

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The food pyramid guide was created by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, according to Healthline. The food pyramid is a planning aid that helps people determine the right quantities of the various food groups to include... More »

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According to the National Health Service, a balanced diet consists of modest food portions from all of the major food groups, including fruits and vegetables; lean meats; wholegrain items, such as quinoa and barley; legu... More »

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Grapes are not fattening if they are eaten according to normal serving sizes. According to WebMD, one cup of grapes has around 100 calories, which makes them a healthy snack. The same amount of grapes has less than one g... More »

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