USDA Releases 2010 Dietary Guidelines

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture has released its new 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans.

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture has released its new 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans.

The USDA’s Guidelines, which are published once every five years, offer evidence-based nutritional guidance geared toward promoting health, reducing the prevalence of obesity and reducing the risk of chronic illnesses associated with obesity.

Among the tips in this seventh edition of the guidelines are suggestions that Americans fill half of their plates with frui

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