What Should Americans Eat?

What Should Americans Eat?

8 expert food rules to follow.

The Dietary Guidelines for Americans are based on the recommendations a committee of top scientists and experts come up with, after reviewing of loads of research. The goal is to help Americans eat healthy foods and help reduce the risk of disease, which is especially important with the rising rates of overweight and obesity. The expert panel came up with a report which helped us piece together some new food "rules" to follow. Here is a summary of some of the experts’ main points.

— Nicci Micco, M.S.

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