James Painter

Eastern Illinois University

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Chair of the School of Family and Consumer Sciences at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois; food psychologist and nutrition expert who has studied government food icons from 66 countries

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The federal government's food pyramid has been refined for decades, most recently in  2005 , when colored bars and a stick figure were adopted.

Decades-Old Food Pyramid Replaced by Food Plate

The federal government's food pyramid has been refined for decades, most recently in 2005 , when colored bars and a stick figure were adopted.

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