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(ecology) a hierarchy of food chains with the principal predator at the top

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The Food Guide Pyramid is based on science, but the portions have been very confusing," Tenney said.
The USDA's Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion is now reassessing the Food Guide Pyramid, but its work is not expected to be completed until early 2005.
Although there have been occasional modifications to the Food Guide Pyramid over the years, the data suggests that a more radical overhaul of the USDA's literature is called for sooner than later.
The Food Guide Pyramid, first published in 1992, is the graphic depiction of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans.
The prospective study assessed whether eating a variety of foods in moderate proportions, as recommended by the Food Guide Pyramid, was associated with reduced risk of colorectal adenoma.
Use the Food Guide Pyramid and other resources such as food labels to compile a one-day grazing menu of healthful-snack portions that doesn't exceed 3,000 calories.
Only 2 percent meet recommendations of the Food Guide Pyramid.
Because people's nutrient needs do not differ from winter to summer, Procter says people should eat using the food guide pyramid as an example.
And, the 1992 Food Guide Pyramid proved to be a popular graphic for helping consumers translate the Dietary Guidelines into food choices.
The Food Guide Pyramid, promoting a high carbohydrate diet for health and performance, is nearly carved in stone.
A two-slice sandwich with Sara Lee Hearty & Delicious All-Natural 100% Whole Grain bread provides 44 grams of whole grain, which is 92 percent of the amount recommended in the Food Guide Pyramid.
Phood Market addresses key nutrients, the status of government regulation of food and beverage health claims, and issues such as obesity and the new Food Guide Pyramid impacting the market.
We appreciate the opportunity to share our ideas for modifications to the Food Guide Pyramid.
Under the legislation, the independent Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the National Academies of Science would be in charge of developing and publishing the Dietary Guidelines for Americans and the Food Guide Pyramid.
Toward that end, he is urging an over haul of the Food Guide Pyramid that the U.