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Dietary Guidelines for Americans: Focus on fighting obesity

“The prevalence of overweight and obesity in the United States has increased dramatically in the past three decades. This is true of children, adolescents and adults. 102 more words


Dietary Guidelines for Americans: Moderate Alcohol

Moderate drinking is associated with a lower overall risk of death and a lower risk of diabetes and heart disease among middle-aged and older adults. The guidelines define moderate as an average of up to one alcoholic drink a day for women and up to two drinks a day for men. 43 more words


2010 Dietary Guidelines: Fat 102

2010 Dietary Guidelines is a series in which I discuss the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2010 released by the UDSA and US Department of Health and Human Services at the end of February. 3,037 more words


2010 Dietary Guidelines: Fat 101

Fat. Saturated fat. Unsaturated fat. Monounsaturated, polyunsaturated, partially hydrogenated, trans fat. Lipids, fatty acids, triglycerides, cholesterol, omega-3, omega-6. No wonder we’re confused! What does it all mean? 1,470 more words


2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans: A Series

Food media outlets were abuzz a few weeks ago with the release of the once-every-5-years update of Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2010 (released on January 31, 2011 just so we could all make the requisite slow-as-the-federal-goernment jokes… 1,103 more words


The 2010 Dietary Guidelines and what they mean for you

The new dietary guidelines were published this week, and the news is good.  With focus on real food, portion control and increased activity, the guidelines reflect what most dietitians have been recommending for years.  796 more words