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USAToday reports that the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) is considering making changes in its Food Guide Pyramid, which was created in 1992 as a tool to teach the U.S. Dietary Guidelines.

Both the content and design are being examined, as the USDA looks to incorporate new scientific discoveries and nutritional information that has been gleaned during the past decade.

Of course, there will be opponents of any change – lobbying organizations that represent groups that could see their share of the pyramid reduced will almost certainly weigh in with their opinions.
KC's View:
While it probably won’t take as long to rebuild the food pyramid as it took to build the original pyramids, this is likely to be a long, drawn-out process.

We can guarantee that one shape won’t replace the pyramid, though.