Brazil’s Dietary Guidelines: Not Dictated by Agriculture Lobbies

Brazil’s Dietary Guidelines: Not Dictated by Agriculture Lobbies

The US Dietary Guidelines are a set nutrition suggestions published every 5 years by the USDA. If you are wondering why the Department of Agriculture is responsible for nutrition advice, you’re not the only one. It’s a historical mistake that … Continue reading

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The 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans – Here’s How You Can Help Improve Them

The 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans – Here’s How You Can Help Improve Them

This is a guest blog post by Lori Kaley, MS, RD, LD, MSB. It’s that time again! By law, the Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA) are reviewed, updated and published every five years jointly by the U.S. Department of Health … Continue reading

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Challenges in Nutrition [from Tufts Friedman Symposium]

Challenges in Nutrition [from Tufts Friedman Symposium]

We’re in Boston this weekend for 2 important nutrition events. Today we participated in Tufts University’s Friedman Symposium, and starting tomorrow we will be at FNCE, the American Dietetic Association’s annual Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo. At the Friedman … Continue reading

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US Dietary Guidelines 2010. Coming Soon.

US Dietary Guidelines 2010. Coming Soon.

This is a guest blog post by Parke Wilde and was originally published on his blog US Food Policy. The obesity epidemic is the “single greatest threat to public health in this century,” according to a report yesterday from the … Continue reading

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