Monthly Archives: February 2015

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2015 Dietary Guidelines Recommendations: An Exercise in Surrealism

2015 Dietary Guidelines Recommendations: An Exercise in Surrealism

When I read the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC) report and sat down at my computer to write this piece, I found myself staring blankly at the screen for an extended period of time not knowing where to start.

After a while the only word that came to […]

The 2015 U.S. Dietary Guidelines Process Fails Consumers

The 2015 U.S. Dietary Guidelines Process Fails Consumers

Every five years, the U.S. Departments of Health & Human Services and Agriculture are required by law to update the U.S. Dietary Guidelines for American, which are the basis for the federal government’s My Plate dietary advice for consumers.  They also serve as the basis for the billion […]