March 2000 Issue

Preview of Dietary Guidelines for 2000

The latest round of national Dietary Guidelines is in the works. Though the proposed Y2K edition now sports 10 guidelines, up from seven, the bottom line remains about the same (and in tune with EN's advice): Eat a variety of foods, especially whole grains, vegetables and fruits, but less fat, sodium and sugar.Highlights of Proposed Guidelines The importance of a healthy weight and regular physical activity are now two separate guidelines,

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