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Process and Stages of Food Product Development

FOOD GUIDE PYRAMID EXPLAINED

A food pyramid portrays the ideal number of servings from each essential food group to consume each day. In 1974, Sweden released the first pyramid. The "Food Guide Pyramid" was familiarized by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) in 1992. It was renamed "MyPlate" in 2011 after being modified to "MyPyramid" in 2005. What is the definition of a serving? For each food type, the Pyramid depicts a variety of serving sizes. The amount of servings a person should consume is determined by the amount of calories required. That, in turn, is contingent on your ability to:   Age.    Sex.   Size. Level of physical activity The portions indicated should only be considered as a suggestion for most individuals. While some may believe that this amount of food is excessive for 10- and 11-year-olds, they require the same range of meals as their elders. For the bread, fruit, vegetable, and meat categories, ten and eleven-year-olds should consume a