Definition of Food Guide Pyramid in English:

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Food Guide Pyramid


A food pyramid developed by the US Department of Agriculture, displaying color-coded food groups arranged according to recommended levels of consumption in a healthy diet.
Example sentences
  • Just about every brand features the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Guide Pyramid.
  • Today, nuts are classified as part of the USDA Food Guide Pyramid's Meat / Meat Alternate Group.
  • Separate dietary guidelines for older adults should include a Food Guide Pyramid tailored to this population.

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Syllabification: Food Guide Pyr·a·mid

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