Food Guide Pyramids Models

Food Guide Pyramids Models

The 6 colored bands symbolize the various food groups, while the widths of the bands suggest the serving size depending on age, gender, and activity level. Go to www.mypyramid.gov for your own personalized food guide pyramid.2

Food Guide Pyramids Models

The Mayo Clinic Healthy Weight Pyramid is a tool for weight loss and maintenance. The triangular shape shows where to focus your attention when selecting healthy foods. Eat more foods from the base of the pyramid and less from the top.3

Food Guide Pyramids Models

The Mediterranean Diet Pyramid has recently gained recognition. Dietary considerations include making olive oil your primary source of fat, incorporate an abundance of food from plant sources, including fruits, vegetables, breads, grains, beans, nuts, and seeds. Eat low to moderate amounts of fish and poultry weekly. Eat low to moderate amounts of cheese and yogurt daily.4