|Non-interactive graph from The Grist|
Using USDA data, the infograph shows that while some food groups' shares of the American plate have remained stable, grains and added fats (among others) have tacked about 20% more calories today than the average in 1970.
Personally, I definitely lean towards proteins and fruit. I feel like I could be getting more veggies onto my plate, despite my best intentions.
What's on your plate? Is the average shown at all representative of your calorie distribution?