Pyramid or Plate?
Remember the food pyramid? I thought I would bring this up with the lack of nutrition we all get here. I am lucky to get two real meals a day, and I doubt they are what is nutritionally correct for me. But remember what we all learned back in elementary school? This thing?
This was the far more complicated one that came out around the sixth grade. It actually was personalized to you rather than being standardized to everyone. Then it changed to this one, a plate rather than a pyramid.
So with all the changes in the food pyramid, and now plate how do you keep track? I did not even know that it had become a plate until I decided to write this post. Each time the government decides to change it they try to make it easy for people to realize what they should be eating. But do any of you get the right proportions in every meal? I know my mac and cheese does not come with a serving of veggies and a glass of milk, and most of the time I am just too cheep or lazy to make a real meal. I can’t help but notice the college necessities of coffee, easy mac, cereal, and basically any cheap junk food does not exactly fill the categories in the plate. This makes me wonder, are any of us getting the right amounts, or does it seem like this is unrealistic for college? Is there one of these that seems more realistic than another?