## Food Pyramid Math

June 25th, 2011 by Dan Meyer

Geoff Krall gets mathematical with the food pyramid redesigns:

I was all set to contest that the new (“old”) food pyramid, adopted in 2005, was garbage mathematically and visually. And the challenge was for students to come up with a better, more mathematically accurate, food pyramid. Then the United States government dropped the new MyPlate diagram in my lap.