The "Better" Food Pyramid (courtesy of David Getoff):
Non-Starchy Vegetables: 4-8 Servings/Day. Half your plate for 2-3 meals.
Animal Protein: 2-3 Servings of 3-6 ounces/Day: Hormone, antibiotic-free and range fed if possible.
Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Coconut Butter, Butter or Ghee (all organic): 1+ Tablespoon/Day. Your body needs these fats.
Raw Nuts and Seeds: Consumed daily as a snack or added to salads, etc. Limit quantity to a handful.
Whole Grains and Beans: 1-5 servings/WEEK. Many grains may have to be eliminated completely with GI tract/bowel disorders or sensitivities.
Fresh, Raw Fruit: 0-4 servings/day. Reduce/eliminate with cancer, diabetes or if weight loss is your goal.
Processed Grain Products: As infrequently as possible. Breads, pastas, bagels, cereals, crackers, etc.
Sugar, alcohol: 1-5 times/month (combined)
Standard Soy Foods: Rarely if ever.
"There is no treatment or drug which can overcome or negate the effects of a poor diet, inadequate nutrition, lack of exercise and an unhealthy lifestyle." - David Getoff