What Do Americans Actually Eat? It's not what they are told to eat!

All parts of the USDA Food Guide Pyramid are violated!

Fats, oils, and sweets intake (grey lines) exceeds the FDA recommendation

Meat, poultry, fish, and eggs group intake slightly exceeds the FDA recommendation

Fruit group intake is not reaching the FDA level

Americans' intake of carbohydrate-rich foods are far in excess even of FDA high carb recommendation

Vegetable group intake is not reaching the FDA level

Milk, yogurt, and cheese intake doesn't reach the FDA level

 
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What low carb plan have you tried the most?
Atkins Diet
52%
South Beach Diet
12%
No White Diet - no white flour, potatoes, white rice
11%
No sugars, high sugar fruit, starchy vegetables
6%
I created my own low carb plan
20%
Total votes: 1076

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