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Explore the USDA Food Pyramid


Updated April 16, 2014

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The Food Pyramid
USDA Food Pyramid
U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
The United States Department of Agriculture created their Food Pyramid as a guideline to help you make healthy decisions for your diet. It's no longer in use - it's been replaced by MyPlate.gov. However, if you want to reminisce or learn more about the old pyramid, you can continue through this article to learn about each step of the pyramid.
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