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1/22/13 10:10 A

It doesn't really affect me because the Government of Canada still uses the food pyramid. I have issues however with the plate system, because it was developed by the department of agriculture not by the department of health.

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1/22/13 9:31 A

Neither. I refuse to eat whole grains, i don't do starches, and i don't do dairy. The plate nor pyramid does anything for me.

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1/22/13 6:05 A

My plate

Posts: 966
1/22/13 6:00 A

My plate.

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1/22/13 12:38 A

My plate. It's much simpler.

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1/21/13 8:22 A

When I am at home, I usually measure everything and know what I need to eat to ensure I am getting an appropriate balance of nutrients. However, when I am out for an event, I like the plate idea because it's easy to visualize what I should put on my plate when it's not realistic to measure. I used it a lot in December when my husband and I were on a cruise and I maintained my weight.

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1/21/13 7:28 A

I'm not really sure I use either, although I do refer to the good guide occasionally

Posts: 3,001
1/21/13 5:26 A

I like the plate too. A picture is worth 1000 words (or so they say) and it's just easier to match up my dinner to the "my plate" thing.

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1/20/13 11:29 P

I think I like the plate better. I think it makes it more easy to relate to.

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1/20/13 9:57 P

which do you like better?

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