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Development of MyPyramid (Archived)

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A multiyear, multiple component research process was undertaken to revise the original Food Guide Pyramid and to develop the MyPyramid Food Guidance System.  This research has been documented in a number of articles published as a supplement to the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior in November/December 2006. With the permission of the Journal and the Society for Nutrition Education, you can access and print these articles directly from this website. Click on the title of each article to view/download its PDF file.

Guest Editorial 

Guest Editorial
Murphy SP
J Nutr Educ Behav 2006;38:S77
 

Foreword 

Foreword
Hentges EJ
J Nutr Educ Behav 2006;38:S77
 

Research Articles

Development of Food Intake Patterns for the MyPyramid Food Guidance System
Britten P, Marcoe K, Yamini S, Davis C. 
J Nutr Educ Behav 2006;38:S78-S92.

Development of Food Group Composites and Nutrient Profiles for the MyPyramid Food Guidance System
Marcoe K, Juan W, Yamini S, Carlson A, Britten P. 
J Nutr Educ Behav 2006;38:S93-S107.

Consumer Research for Development of Educational Messages for the MyPyramid Food Guidance System
Britten P, Haven J, Davis C.
J Nutr Educ Behav 2006;38:S108-S123.

Developing the Consumer Interface for the MyPyramid Food Guidance System
Haven J, Burns A, Britten P, Davis C. 
J Nutr Educ Behav 2006;38: S124-S135.
 

Research Briefs

Impact of Using Updated Food Consumption and Composition Data on Selected MyPyramid Food Group Nutrient Profiles
Yamini S, Juan W, Marcoe K, Britten P.
J Nutr Educ Behav 2006;38: S136-S142.
 

Reports

MyPyramid Food Intake Pattern Modeling for the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee
Britten P, Lyon J, Weaver CM, Kris-Etherton PM, Nicklas TA, Weber JA, Davis CA
J Nutr Educ Behav 2006;38:S143-S152.
 

Great Educational Materials (GEMs) 

MyPyramid.gov Provides Consumers with Practical Nutrition Information at Their Fingertips
Haven J, Burns A, Herring D, Britten P. 
J Nutr Educ Behav 2006;38:S153-S154.

MyPyramid Tracker Assesses Food Consumption, Physical Activity, and Energy Balance Status Interactively
Juan W, Gerrior S, Hiza H. 
J Nutr Educ Behav 2006;38:S155-S157.

Designing MyPyramid for Kids Materials to Help Children Eat Right, Exercise, Have Fun
French L, Howell G, Haven J, Britten P. 
J Nutr Educ Behav 2006;38:S158-S159.
 

Glossary

Glossary of Terms Used in the MyPyramid Food Guidance System
J Nutr Educ Behav 2006;38:S160-S161

06/17/2022