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For Professionals

Several Food Guide Pyramid publications are provided here for historical reference. The information and guidance they contain is no longer current. (All files are PDFs unless otherwise noted.)

Development of the Food Guide Pyramid

USDA’s Food Guide: Background and Development

Educational Tools and Materials

Using the Food Guide Pyramid: A Resource for Nutrition Educators

More Pyramids can be found at the USDA Food and Nutrition Information Center.

Permission to Use Food Guide Pyramid Graphics

Before using these or other CNPP graphics, please read our Copyright, Restrictions, and Permissions Notice.

Last Modified: August 15, 2013 12:46 PM