The overall nutrition knowledge score was separated into 3 sections: food-appropriate Food Guide Pyramid
food group, nutrient-food association, and nutrient-job association.
The best advice is to use the Food Guide Pyramid
as your guide and offer kids a variety of nutritious foods.
Dietary intake was dichotomized by those satisfying the Food Guide Pyramid
recommendations for minimum number of servings for each food group (bread, cereal, rice, pasta = 6; fruit = 2; vegetables = 3; milk, yogurt, cheese = 2; meat, poultry, fish, dry beans, eggs, nuts = 2).
Food choices are the focus of the Food Guide Pyramid
The next level on the Food Guide Pyramid
contains vegetables and fruits.
Since the most recent USDA Food Guide Pyramid
for Young Children Ages 2-6 recognizes soy and tofu as alternatives in the milk and meat food groups, it's getting easier to incorporate vegetarianism into classroom nutrition lessons.
Adapt the Food Guide Pyramid
to varying patient conditions and cultural backgrounds.
Use the Food Guide Pyramid
and the Nutrition Facts panel on food labels as handy references.
The Food Guide Pyramid
calls for 6-11 daily servings of starches, 3-5 daily servings of vegetables, and 2-4 daily servings of fruit.
In contrast to the new Mediterranean Diet Pyramid, the federal government's USDA Food Guide pyramid
does not yet acknowledge the potential benefits of moderate wine or ethanol consumption.
USDA has developed a new Food Guide Pyramid
graphic to visually illustrate the proportions of each food group that form a healthful diet--as science currently understands such a diet to be.
The Guide to Senior Health and Wellness provides nutritional information and tips for seniors, plus a food guide pyramid
adjusted for older adults