Ethnic/Cultural Food Pyramids

Asian Diet Pyramid

OLDWAYS Preservation Trust.

Pictoral representation of the Food Guide Pyramid using foods found in the traditional asian diet. This 8 1/2 x 11 color printout is available for purchase.


Comparison of International Food Guide Pictorial Representations (PDF | 2.7 MB)

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Commentary published in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association, April 2002, comparing food guide pictorial representations from 12 countries.


Japanese Food Guide Spinning Top (PDF | 792 KB)

Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare; Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries.

Graphic representation of Japanese food guidance.


Food Pyramid for India

Centre for Chronic Disease Control. Initiative for Cardiovascular Health Research in the Developing Countries.

India's guide for healthy eating habits and healthy living.


Healthy Diet Pyramid, Singapore

Singapore Government. Health Promotion Board.

Guide to healthy eating issued by the Singapore Government.


Canada's Food Guide to Healthy Eating

Health Canada.

The Food Guide translates the science of healthy eating into practical food patterns and is designed to help Canadians make wise food choices.