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No more food pyramid?

(article, Culinate staff)

Shots, the NPR health blog, said it all recently: "After years of criticism from nutritionists, the USDA may update its five-year-old food pyramid." Writer Eliza Barclay continued: "The USDA says a redesign of the pyramid is underway and will follow the release of the new Dietary Guidelines in December." No word yet on what the new design might be, although the familiar outline of a dinner plate might be in the offing.