On January 7th 2016, the new 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans were released. One would expect this to be a state-of-the art document with practical hands-on advice that will help people make better food choices and eat healthier. Not so! If you think the new 2015 Dietary Guidelines will tell you everything you need to know about what to eat and what not to eat, you will be greatly disappointed.
The few good things new 2015 Dietary Guidelines
Problems with the new 2015 Dietary Guidelines
Nutrient-dense foods… really?
What about salt (sodium) restriction?
Saturated fat – should we really limit our intakes?
Critical importance of food processing
Tell me which foods to eat and which to avoid!
Mounting scientific evidence suggests that current food classification in does not enable solid nutritional
Take home message
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