Dietary Guideline Updates Announced

Dietary Guideline Updates Announced

Key recommendations suggest cutting calorie intake, sodium consumption.

An advisory committee for the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans released its recommendations on June 12th, giving interested parties 30 days to comment. The recommendations by the panel of nutrition and health experts include cutting calorie intake and increasing physical activity, shifting to a more plant-based diet and significantly reducing the consumption of foods containing added sugars and solid fats.

It emphasizes the benefits of eating more fruits and vegetables, legumes,

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