A Plate That Doesn’t Fit the American Table: Alice Twemlow

June 9 (Bloomberg) -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture just unveiled a new graphic icon to encourage healthier eating: a dinner plate of brightly colored pie slices labeled vegetables, fruits, grains and protein, with a circular portion of dairy to the side. It’s meant to be a visual template for constructing the ideal 21st -century meal.

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