Food Pyramid Scrapped

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 47•23 Jun 6, 2011

The U.S. Agriculture Department has thrown out the Food Pyramid, in use since 1992, in favor of "MyPlate," a new plate-based dietary visualization tool. What do you think?

  • “But now how will I remember how many cartoon baguettes and whole roasted turkeys I'm supposed to eat?”

    Rick Cassidy –
    Sewer Pipe Offbearer

  • “Shit, I’ve been eating a pyramid-based diet for the past two decades. I’m a dead man.”

    Rachel Gmetro –
    Gang Sawyer

  • “As the morning dawns, another hallmark of the grunge era is gone, but not before I finish listening to Mudhoney's Piece Of Cake, drink an eighth glass of water, and move on to fortified cereal one last time.”

    Finn Russo –
    Detective