Monday, February 11, 2013

McDougall Food Plan At A Glance

Remember the old Food Pyramids the US government used to put out every few years? Dr. McDougall had his own version, the McDougall Trapezoid:

Just take the standard Food Pyramid, remove the sections for dairy, meat and fat/sugar, and all that's left are the healthy foods with the starches planted firmly as the foundation.

In his newest book, The Starch Solution, Dr. McDougall showed his answer to the newest version of the Standard American Diet's MyPlate graphic:

sorry for the bad colorizing

Black and White is a bit better

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