Back off: It’s my plate

posted by
June 7, 2011
Cato Institute
by Walter Olson  
Posted in Commentary

"Yesterday the USDA and First Lady Michelle Obama unveiled the government's new nutritional chart, which you can check out at the suggestively nannyish URLs MyPlate.gov or ChooseMyPlate.gov ('Please, guv, could you choose my plate? You know best.') It's a sort of segmented cafeteria dish with unequal compartments, slightly larger for 'vegetables' and 'grains,' slightly smaller for 'fruits' and 'protein,' along with a 'dairy' circle on the side. A few thoughts ..." (06/03/11)

http://www.cato.org/pub_display.php?pub_id=13163  

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