America’s New “Food Pyramid”

While this new pyramid is better than the last, the author of this editorial hits the nail on the head when they say that the US Dep’t of Agricultural has a direct conflict of interest in developing these guidelines and that they inappropriately promote dairy consumption and still do not specifically demonize refined carbs and red meat consumption that is at the root of much evil in America.

So, while most of the American public views the food pyramid as an unbiased guideline for a healthy lifestyle–we need to remember it for what it truly is–a guideline put out by persons who’s main goal is to keep us buying their products.

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James Bogash

For more than a decade, Dr. Bogash has stayed current with the medical literature as it relates to physiology, disease prevention and disease management. He uses his knowledge to educate patients, the community and cyberspace on the best way to avoid and / or manage chronic diseases using lifestyle and targeted supplementation.