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Old 06-02-2011, 11:02 PM   #7
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I kinda like the plate image a little better than the pyramids. At least visually.

The pyramid always confused me as a child, because they claimed something like 6-11 servings of grains and breads...but they never said how much a serving was. So as a kid, I couldn't wrap my mind around how I was supposed to compare pasta to rolls and decide which was a serving.

And heaven help me if it was something like a lasagna where there was also meat, cheese and vegetables inside of pasta! How's a kid supposed to figure out values from that!

Oooh food pyramid memories.
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