The 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Ame

The 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans were released on January 7th 2016. The new guidelines focus on healthy eating patterns rather than individual dietary components and food groups. Key recommendations include following a healthy eating pattern throughout across the lifespan, focusing on variety, nutrient density and portions, limiting calories from added sugars and saturated fats,... Continue Reading →

The presence of junk food at checkout ai

The presence of junk food at checkout aisles promotes unplanned purchases of unhealthy foods and excess calorie consumption, according to a new report by the Center for Science in the Public Interest. CSPI’s report recommends that supermarkets, big box stores, convenience stores, and other food retailers adopt nutrition standards for foods and beverages placed at... Continue Reading →

How Foods Marketed to Kids Fell Short

How Foods Marketed to Kids Fell Short Many foods advertised to children fall short on nutrition requirements. 53% of the 407 food products that were approved for advertising to children did not meet the governmental nutrition guidelines, with 32% of the products not meeting sugar limitis - according to a study in the journal of... Continue Reading →

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