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2016 Diet Guide Departs from Previous Recommendations

January 22, 20169 min
How do this year's recommendations differ from 2015?The U.S. government released the new dietary guidelines for 2016, and many experts were unhappy.The 2016 dietary guidelines closely resemble the 2010 version but with an added focus on dietary patterns, and not so much on individual foods.With health diseases like obesity, diabetes, and heart disease on the rise within the U.S., the dietary guidelines recommends reducing the amount of added sugars and sugar sweetened drinks from the American diet.What else can you expect from the 2016 dietary guidelines?Listen in as David Katz, MD, explains the 2016 dietary guidelines and what they mean for you and your family.

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