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Food Guide Pyramid was issued in 1992. No one at the time considered the Pyramid perfect, but advocates pointed out several advantages:

1. Felt that many complex food and nutrition messages had been embedded in a simple and attractive graphic.

2. Proof of the Pyramid's success has been its widespread recognition by the public, regular use by educators as a teaching tool and imitation by a multitude of other disciplines (e.g., exercise pyramids, fashion pyramids, life balance pyramids).

3. Nutrition professionals regularly use the Pyramid ...

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