The purpose of the food pyramid is to make recommendations for proper nutrition. However, it does not provide a complete picture.
It should not surprise anyone that there is no consensus on various food pyramid components. This food pyramid reflects the well-reasoned opinions of the best experts in the field and my personal opinion. The food and beverage pyramid reflects only one dimension. The composition of foods, the source (natural versus processed and industrialized), the preparation method, and even the timing of eating and drinking have a high significance.
Continue watching the pyramid chart: Food & Beverages Pyramid - Summary table.