Michigan State University Extension
USDA Home and Garden Publications - 00000252
Revised - 05/19/03
The Food Guide Pyramid
Human Nutrition Information Service
Home and Garden Bulletin 252, USDA, 1992.
Issued August 1992 (Fil. 1)
Supersedes Home and Garden Bulletin 249, USDA's Food Guide
Archive copy of bulletin. Do not use for current
The food guide pyramid is explained and illustrated. The
characteristics and nutrient values of foods in each portion
of the pyramid is explained.
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