Nutrition Pyramids

November 1, 2013
NUTRITION PYRAMIDS BASED ON DIETARY NEEDS, OR CHOICES:

Just as each of us are individuals, so are our dietary needs and choices. Some choose to be Vegetarian, Raw Food, or Vegan for health reasons, whilst others choose to do so for ethical reasons. Others require a specialty diet due to health related concerns or diseases, such as Diabetes, Cancer, or Food Intolerances and Allergies. While others eat diets according to their Culture.

Whatever your choice, or your reason for doing so, you'll be happy to know that there are now 'Food Pyramids' that cater for many dietary choices or needs. 

     
      
                 RAW FOOD DIET PYRAMID

  
                VEGAN DIET FOOD PYRAMID                     
                                                       

          
  VEGETARIAN DIET FOOD PYRAMID                                
 
        MEDITERRANEAN DIET FOOD PYRAMID

          

   
                ASIAN DIET FOOD PYRAMID

     
                         CANCER DIET FOOD PYRAMID

    
ANTI-INFLAMMATORY DIET FOOD PYRAMID              
    

   
           TYPE II DIABETES FOOD PYRAMID


       

        GENERAL DIET FOOD PYRAMID                                   

(DISCLAIMER: The above food pyramids have been prepared by various dietary and nutrition authorities. However, we recommend that you consult your GP, Nutritionist, or Dietician, before making any major dietary changes)

 

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