food guide pyramid
There is a thing
called "Food Guide Pyramid. You could have heard about the
diagram of the food guide pyramid from a TV show or have
read an article in the newspaper, or maybe you have come
across it in class.
something we hear more and more about in our daily life and
looks like its popularity will continue to
But let me
give you some more information about the food guide
moment, it was clear that people couldn’t live without
is a person (maybe Walter Willett) who came and suggested
there are foods that are more important than others and that
our daily diet should consist certain amounts of certain
types of food.
those categories of foods are to be arranged in sections
(vegetarian, vegan, kids…), where some of the foods are
supposed to be taken in smaller quantities.
genius person that came up with the ideas mentioned above
have probably used a matrix or a table to calculate the
approximate suitable daily diet for people to follow. What
really happened is the genius created the Food Guide Pyramid
in benefit of all the doctors that, nowadays, keep it in
already have an idea of what the Food Guide Pyramid is, next
thing to learn is how it actually works and what exactly its
five years ago, when the Food Guide Pyramid was
systematized, in a way that the foods that were thought to
be more important and consumed the most were placed in the
bottom and the foods that shouldn't be eaten the least, on
the top of the Food Pyramid Guide.
however, this food pyramid was changed considerably. It was
in 2005 that the new Food Pyramid Diagram took the shape and
meaning it has today. Even though the basis was the same, it
is now more clear and understandable with all the added
components what is exactly its benefit for your
importance of physical exercises adding to the proper food
consumption, haven't been neglected too, in the new look of
the Food Guide Diagram. It was illustrating a man climbing
the stairs of the pyramid up.
interesting fact about the new pyramid is that the sections
are not shown as the usual horizontal lines we are so used
to see, but radiating down from the very top of the
of illustrating the Food Guide Pyramid wasn't just a strange
suggestion but holding the important meaning that even
though some foods are better than others are, some of them
should be consumed in reasonable
sections of the new Food Pyramid Guide are also clearly
distinguished from one another in the best possible way,
each one taking a certain color.
colors include Orange, which goes for Grains, Green, that
clearly stands for Vegetables, Red for Fruits, Yellow,
marking the Fats, Blue for the Dairy and, at last, Purple
for all Meat, Beans and Fish foods.
take a lot to take a look on that Food Guide Pyramid. So,
don't hesitate to try its effect because it has proved to be
beneficial to many.