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My Myplate Experiment

Following USDA Eating Guidelines Made Me Neurotic -- But Not Healthy

Joe Satran | Posted 04.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Joe Satran

Essentially, the experience made me neurotic and anxious about food (one of my great pleasures!) without making me especially healthy.

MyPlate's Dairy Problem

Joe Satran | Posted 04.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Joe Satran

It turns out that, on a normal day, my stomach could answer "Got Milk?" with an emphatic "No." So I've found myself needing to incorporate extra milk and yogurt whenever possible.

Healthy Eating Is Hard Work

Joe Satran | Posted 04.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Joe Satran

I'm only 24 hours into my mission to eat exactly according to the federal government's Dietary Guidelines for Americans, and I can already tell it's going to be a hard week.