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MyPlate replaces MyPyramid

MyPlate replaces MyPyramid

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently launched its new healthy eating awareness tool - the MyPlate icon. This easy-to-understand icon replaces the more complex and less helpful MyPyramid. The MyPlate icon which allows American families to understand what they should be eating at a single glance is part of an awareness package that was developed to encourage healthy food choices based on the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans.

14 June 2011 by Catherine Saxelby

Ban on bottled water

Ban on bottled water

The township of Bundanoon and the NSW State Government have decided to ban bottled water  (although the State Government is...

13 July 2009 by Catherine Saxelby