MyPyramid.gov was replaced by ChooseMyPlate.gov. While MyPlate helps people make healthier food choices, the simplicity of the divided-plate concept leaves things out, nutrition experts said. Marjorie Sawicki, assistant professor of nutrition and dietetics at Saint Louis University, said the concept does not emphasize water, weight loss or physical activity or provide information about disease risk. Sawicki also questioned how MyPlate works in areas of food insecurity.

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