FDA Issues New Dietary Guidelines

On January 7, 2016, the Food and Drug Administration issued new dietary guidelines, updating the ubiquitious ‘food pyramid’ to supposedly reflect advances in nutritional science.  How much science versus lobbying from the food industry played a part in these guidelines remains to be seen.  From my perspective, the good news is that the new guidelines advance what anti aging specialists have known for a long time – that excessive consumption of sugar and refined carbohydrates is bad.

To read more:  http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2016/01/18/whats-new-in-the-dietary-guidelines/?_r=0

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