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USDA to Revamp Food Pyramid

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USDA to Revamp Food Pyramid

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USDA to Revamp Food Pyramid

USDA to Revamp Food Pyramid

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The USDA proposes overhauling the food pyramid to target overweight and sedentary people, a category that describes two-thirds of adult Americans. The new pyramid calls for drastic cutbacks in caloric intake. But nutritionists say the new advice is confusing and unlikely to be followed. Hear NPR's Richard Knox.