Asian Diet & Pyramid

Oldways' Asian Diet Pyramid was developed in 1995 in conjunction with the Cornell-China-Oxford Project on Nutrition, Health and Environment, and the Harvard School of Public Health.

The Asian Diet Pyramid

  • Asian Diet Pyramid

    Unifying characteristics of the traditional Asian diet include high consumption of plant foods, including vegetables, fruits, beans, legumes, nuts, and vegetable oil.

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  • Asian Diet Foods

    Discover some common and uncommon foods and flavors of The Asian Diet Pyramid.

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  • Asian Diet & Health

    The Traditional Asian Diet is a model for healthy eating because of the historical low incidence of many chronic diseases in Asian countries.

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