New Program to Replace Food Pyramid: Reports

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture will replace the “My Pyramid” guidelines for healthy eating with a new program featuring a four-colored plate symbol, according to reports over the weekend.

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture will replace the “My Pyramid” guidelines for healthy eating with a new program featuring a four-colored plate symbol, according to reports over the weekend.

The new program, to be unveiled June 2, will stress eating smaller portions, eating more fruits and vegetables, reducing sodium, and drinking low-fat milk, the reports said.

“We need to get consumers’ attention,” Robert C. Post, deputy director at the USDA’s

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