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  • Dietary Guidelines: Science Versus Corporate Interests
    Dietary Guidelines: Science Versus Corporate Interests
    The USDA Dietary Guidelines Committee stands accused of ignoring the science to justify its recommendation to eat meat.
  • Plant Protein Preferable
    Plant Protein Preferable
    Since foods are a package deal, Dr. Walter Willet, the Chair of Harvard's nutrition department, recommends we emphasize plant sources of protein rather than animal sources.
  • Dietary Guidelines: It’s All Greek to the USDA
    Dietary Guidelines: It’s All Greek to the USDA
    Unlike the United States, where the agriculture department is the lead agency on formulating dietary recommendations, other countries such as Greece rely on their health department. What do their...
  • Dietary Guidelines: From Dairies to Berries
    Dietary Guidelines: From Dairies to Berries
    The success story in Finland shows that science-based dietary guidelines can save millions of lives.
  • Dietary Guidelines: The First 25 Years
    Dietary Guidelines: The First 25 Years
    How have the Dietary Guidelines for Americans evolved over the years since they were first issued in 1980?
  • Dietary Guidelines: Just Say No
    Dietary Guidelines: Just Say No
    What happens when the twin mandates of the USDA to both promote agribusiness and protect our nation's health come into conflict?
  • Dietary Guidelines: USDA Conflicts of Interest
    Dietary Guidelines: USDA Conflicts of Interest
    The mission of the U.S. Department of Agriculture is to promote agribusiness. At the same time, USDA is the agency primarily tasked with developing the nutrition guidelines.
  • Dietary Guidelines: With a Grain of Big Salt
    Dietary Guidelines: With a Grain of Big Salt
    The National Dairy Council teams up with the Salt Institute to downplay the risk of sodium in the American diet.
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