New Food Pyramid for Children Unveiled

A new food pyramid targetted toward children ages 6-11 was unveiled today by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. This follows on the heels of a new food pyramid for adults earlier in the year.

The federal government today unveiled the first “food pyramid” specifically aimed at 6- to 11-year-old children, hoping that sound dietary advice combined with an interactive computer game featuring a rocket ship will help combat the growing obesity epidemic among children. (Washington Post)

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We all know which foods out kids should be eating for good health, the problem is HOW to get them to eat them! That’s why I wrote an entire book devoted to getting kids to eat their veggies tonight…without the fight. It’s called “The Sneaky Chef: Simple Strategies for Hiding Healthy Foods in Kids’ Favorite Meals” and I have lots of tips and recipes on my website