Buh-bye Food Pyramid, Hello Healthy Plate!

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Nutrition_Ad3Remember the food pyramid? Earlier this year, the USDA announced its official demise and replaced it with a more intuitive model: the healthy plate. The nutritionists at One Medical Group have been using the healthy plate model for years, so we thought we’d share our version.

Besides ample amounts of vegetables, the foundation for a healthy meal consists of lean protein, healthy fats, and complex carbohydrates, or PFC. If you build your plate like this one, you’ll feel full and satisfied after every meal.

Try it and let us know how you feel! And if you like it, use the embed code below to share it on your web site or blog.

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