What's new about the new food pyramids?
The release of the USDA's new food pyramids has given rise to thousands of questions. What's "new" about it? How does it work? What nutritional information is relevant? Add to the questions and controversies the fact that the only source for information on the pyramids is the USDA website, which is difficult to use and unavailable to the millions of Americans without computer access. This authoritative, easy-to-follow guide is the first to explain the new findings clearly, including each of the pyramids and how to choose one that best suits particular health needs.