Help Change the Dietary Guidelines

myplateFamiliar with this image? Most of us have seen some version of this nutritional tool developed by the USDA that offers nutritional recommendations to help us choose the right foods and the right amounts of those foods. The Food Guide has changed a lot over time, with the most current being called MyPlate. Although there has been improvement in the development over the years to healthier recommendations, there is still a long way to go.

Dr Mark Hyman is asking for everyone’s help to change the dietary guidelines so that they promote optimal health and wellness, as well as make sure the new guidelines represent current nutritional science – not just benefit to corporate interests. The USDA is asking for your input on the new Dietary Guidelines process by March 30, 2018. Continue reading “Help Change the Dietary Guidelines”

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