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USDA Food Guide Pyramid  
A guide showing the recommended daily food allowance, represented in a graphical manner using a pyramid shape. The USDA food guide pyramid provides an outline of the types of foods that should be consumed daily for proper nutrition. Foods should be selected that are low in saturated fat and calories in order to maintain a healthy weight while providing the required nutrients necessary for overall health.