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July 7, 2010 • Healthy Eating & Nutrition, Healthy Living, Weight Control

Nutrition Guide for Americans Newly Updated

As they do every 5 years, the USDA has just released their updated nutrition guidelines for Americans.  Among the “changes” were recommendations for less salt, less saturated and trans fat, more plant-based foods and more seafood. I concur. There was overwhelming consensus among the nutrition experts involved that the overall and primary focus should be helping Americans avoid further weight gain. Sadly, there was one grave omission in this regard – they failed to tell Americans to EAT LESS too!  Living in our toxic food culture, vigilance in eating less is paramount for weight control and the key to eating less is appetite control.  Click here for my best advice on reining in your appetite.