New food pyramid and nutrition pyramid

New food pyramid and nutrition pyramid

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New food pyramid and nutrition pyramid

As we commented in a moment earlier, our organization has a set of nutritional needs that determine that reality is fundamental to being able to survive and live each day.

It is for this reason that many are experts in nutrition and dietetics, and in general health itself, advocates of following a natural food , but above all a diet. Balance helps ensure that our bodies receive the nutrients they need on a daily basis.

For this reason, having an image can help us to know which foods we should consume every day to be healthy, healthy and natural, others in moderation and should be consumed in small quantities. or even eliminate them from the diet.

It is named the nutrition pyramid o food pyramid and we suggest you find out what that is and above all, what are the different food groups distributed at the top and bottom of it.

New food pyramid and nutrition pyramid

Nutritional pyramid or classic food pyramid

Until recently, the traditional nutrition pyramid consisted of the following food groups:

As we can see in the image that accompanies this article, where we show a chart related to the nutrition pyramid otherwise the food pyramid (as you wish), we see that :

  • The lower echonons suggest most complex carbohydrates (grains, grains, flours and derivatives, fruits and vegetables…).
  • The central steps suggest foods that are low in carbohydrates, but high in protein and fat.
  • The above echonons are those that contain protein and fat amounts.
  • The top step of all is constituted by foods that we must consume in moderation, since they provide calories mainly.

However, the number of nutritionists who coincidentally pass on the old nutrition pyramid as an incomplete and outdated food pyramid is increasing, as is the fallacy of defending that there are some food is more important than other foods.

Nutritional pyramid or classic food pyramid

New pyramid of healthy eating

With all this in mind, the Spanish Community Nutrition Association (SENC) has presented a healthy eating pyramid in their new Dietary Guidelines, which includes nutritional supplements for the first time in There we found vitamin D, a much-needed supplement for infants, children and the elderly.

As a novelty, this new pyramid also includes an important element such as daily physical activity, in addition to other important points such as drinking 4 to 6 glasses of water per day, maintaining culinary techniques be healthy, balance emotions correctly and exercise an adequate energy balance.

In addition, fermented beverages (such as beer and wine) are included as “optional, moderate, and responsible consumption in adults,” which many nutritionists have criticized. That is, a “healthy” recommendation that includes moderate consumption of alcoholic beverages in the diet will be approved.

And what other healthy foods or habits does this new food pyramid include, in what quantities and portions?

New pyramid of healthy eating
  • Maintain a healthy lifestyle: Specifically, practice daily physical activity for at least 60 minutes, maintain correct emotional balance and adequate energy balance, drink 4 to 6 glasses of water per day ( according to the amount of liquid according to the Pyramid of Healthy Hydration SENC) and cook food by choosing healthy cooking techniques.
  • By physical activity level: Consume whole grains, whole wheat pasta, nuts, brown rice, whole grain flours, tubers like potatoes and legumes.
  • 5 servings per day: Fresh fruits and vegetables. Eat at least 2 to 3 servings of vegetables, extra virgin olive oil, and 3 to 4 servings of fruit per day.
  • Consumption varies daily: 2 to 3 daily servings of dairy products (milk, cheese and yogurt), and alternating 1 to 3 daily races of eggs, white meat, fish, legumes and nuts.
  • Optional, occasional and moderate consumption: In this group we find foods like hot dogs and red meat.
  • Optional, moderate and responsible consumption in adults: Fermented beverages are surprisingly included – with alcohol – like beer and wine.

Healthy eating pyramid for kids, teens and young adults

In addition, the Hispanic Community Nutrition Association has developed a Healthy Eating Pyramid specifically for schools, teenagers and young adults. This is:

This article is published for informational purposes only. You cannot and should not replace consultation with a Dietitian. We recommend consulting your trusted nutritionist. TopicDiet food.

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