Food Pyramid - Conclusion and Tips

Between the many confusing information on nutrition, the new three-dimensional food pyramid provides scientifically sound and practical help to implement a health-promoting diet in everyday life. New findings in nutrition research are taken into account, especially regarding the nutritional composition of foods.

Sweet in moderation

But well-known eating habits are not forgotten. So we know that, for example, sweets and nibbles from our everyday life are indispensable. Here it is the crowd. Do not let the topic of health-promoting nutrition unsettle you and, above all, do not lose the fun of eating. Just think more often times 3-D!


The Three-dimensional Food Pyramid. Hrsg. Aid infodienst Consumer Protection, Nutrition, Agriculture e. V., German Nutrition Society (DGE) Graphical implementation of dietary guidelines - traditional and new approaches. Peter Stehle, Helmut Oberritter, Margret Büning-Fesel and Helmut Heseker. Ernährungs-Umschau 52 (2005) Issue 4

More information about the three-dimensional food pyramid of the DGE can be found here.

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