Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Vintage Nutrition Plate -- Before The Food Pyramid

From my recent interviews with bookmark collector Lauren Roberts (still another interview; Lauren's site), I discovered this vintage War Food Administration bookmark showing the food groups in a round or plate format:

It's not the same as the new plate design, but I'm amused that literally everything comes 'round again. *wink*

On a related note, there's a contest to redesign the food label. They're asking for nutritionists and designers, but I think good old fashioned consumers ought to give it a go -- after all, that's who food labels are for!


Lynn said...

LOVE that butter has it's own food group:@)

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