The USDA is retiring the Food Pyramid and replacing it with a "My Plate" similar to what the German government has had. It isn't perfect, but the "My Plate" is much simpler graphically and verbally. The advice is also more modern:http://www.choosemyplate.gov/
In reading the scriptures, there are two kinds of mistakes:
One mistake is to cling to the literal text and miss the inner principles.
The second mistake is to recognize the principles but not apply them to your own mind, so that you waste time and just make them into causes of entanglement.