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Will "My Plate" change American eating habits?

Burlington, Vermont – June 6, 2011

A big change last week in the world of nutrition.

The federal government scrapped its Food Pyramid and replaced it with "My Plate". The diagram shows fruits, vegetables, proteins, and grains divided into different portions on a dinner plate with dairy on the side. 

Vermont Health Department nutritionist Susan Coburn talks about the new program and how it's hoped to change American eating habits.

For more, watch the video on The :30.

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