The food pyramid has successfully ushered in consciousness among people, as far as ‘healthy eating’ is concerned. With its easy-to-understand pyramidal structure, the food pyramid demonstrates different food groups and their proportional servings in an articulate manner.
The good thing about the food pyramid is that it provides different food groups and their respective nutritional needs for the body through a pictorial graphic. Since it is in the form of a pyramid, it is well-understood that one should take more of the food items that are in the base or lower parts of the food pyramid, while consuming food in the upper portion in moderation.
Below is a printable food pyramid, depicting all the food groups.