For generations, Americans and people around the world have referred to food pyramids in order to balance out their meals. The Harvard School of Public Health has designed the Healthy Eating Pyramid and the Healthy Eating Plate, two complementary guides to which to refer for a healthier lifestyle.
The pyramid serves as a basic grocery list for anyone trying to eat healthier. Each week should see vegetables, fruits, whole grains, healthy oils, and healthy proteins (nuts, beans, chicken, fish) with perhaps some yogurt or milk added in. [Read more…]