The US Department of Agriculture and the Department of Health and Human Services have released new dietary guidelines for Americans, including some drastic changes.
March 6, 2017
The US Department of Agriculture and Department of Health and Human Services jointly released new Dietary Guidelines for Americans, and they have included some drastic changes. One of the most noted revisions is the elimination of dietary cholesterol as a “nutrient of concern.” They also removed an upper limit on total fat consumption. The new advice is to put the emphasis on optimizing types of dietary fat and not reducing total fat. For more information on these new guidelines please click here.
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