New Dietary Guidelines: More Plants, Less Sugar, Coffee’s Cool

Last week, the US Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee proposed new updated Dietary Guidelines to encourage Americans to eat healthier. Some of the new recommendations seem more obvious and in line with the most current thinking in the world of nutrition and health (e.g. eat less sugar), but some were more novel. An age-old villain in the world of nutrition, cholesterol, is being let off the hook, and the Committee introduced the idea of eating not only for our health but also for the health of the planet.

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