The general recommendations from yesteryear–including the USDA’s Basic Four food groups, the Food Wheel, and the Food Guide Pyramid–are outdated. Now the USDA uses a MyPlate icon that serves as a reminder for healthy eating, showing about how much Americans should consume from.
Thus, for elderly people, the Food Guide Pyramid should highlight specific selections within each food group category to emphasize foods with a high ratio of.
As we get older, nutrition rules change—or at least get stricter. Some vitamins, such as B12, become even more important with time. But at what.