Source Pravda.Ru

New food pyramid now available in Spanish

Officials at the U.S. Department of Agriculture have announced the launch of a Spanish-language version of the government's online nutrition guide MyPyramid.

MiPirбmide: Pasos Hacia Una Mejor Salud (MyPyramid: Steps to a Healthier You) is intended to make it easier for Spanish-speaking Americans to access information about healthy living and to personalize that information to their own lifestyle.

Hispanics in the United States have a higher than average rate of overweight and obesity - nearly 75 percent of Hispanic adults and nearly 25 percent of Hispanic &to=http://english.pravda.ru/science/2005/11/07/67158.html' target=_blank>children are overweight or obese, according to government statistics.