Groups Praise USDA's New Dietary Guidelines

WASHINGTON — A variety of consumer advocates, produce industry groups and others praised the U.S. Department of Agriculture's new 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, which were released last week. The Center for Science in the Public Interest said that these new guidelines offered clearer, more specific advice than the guidelines have in the past. Rather than just giving the vague advice to lower

WASHINGTON — A variety of consumer advocates, produce industry groups and others praised the U.S. Department of Agriculture's new 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, which were released last week.

The Center for Science in the Public Interest said that these new guidelines offered clearer, more specific advice than the guidelines have in the past.

“Rather than just giving the vague advice to lower sugar intake, they now recommend drinking water in place of soda and o

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