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The Power Plate

The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) has come up with an easier way to educate the public about healthy eating habits. They suggest replacing the food pyramid with the "power plate" (www.ThePowerPlate.org) featuring a plate divided into four food groups: fruits, grains, legumes and vegetables. According to Susan Levin, nutrition education director at PCRM, people who eat mostly from the four Power Plate food groups have the lowest risk of obesity, heart disease and diabetes.

To read the full article please search online for Power Plate -- A Food Pyramid Alternative

God has provided us with a great variety of tasty plant-based foods that not only are healthful but also compassionate choices.

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