Causes of Obesity Include the USDA Food Group Pyramid

Causes of obesity are many, but its rates have doubled from the time the USDA Food Group Pyramid was introduced in 1992.

What is the Food Group Pyramid?

In 1992, dietary education was formed by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) with the Food Group Pyramid. It is a graphical depiction that summed up dietary advice in one simple picture. Most licensed doctors, dieticians, and other professionals considered this advice to be the gold standard which made it the most widely recognized nutrition guideline in the world.

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