US adults are advised to consume no more than 2,300mg of salt per day (the equivalent of 1 teaspoon), according to 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines, an amount that is easy to surpass thanks to the high levels of sodium in many processed and packaged food,...
Those who skip breakfast are more likely to miss out on several key nutrients considered to be “dietary components of public health concern” by the USDA’s latest dietary guidelines compared to those who reported eating breakfast, according to an analysis...
If the global population adhered to the US or UK’s food based dietary guidelines, food-related emissions would exceed food-system limits for avoiding dangerous levels of climate change by more than three-fold, say researchers.
Following global dietary advice for healthy eating could help avoid over five million deaths per year, but it will only cut carbon emissions by 29% - nowhere near enough to prevent global temperatures rising above two degrees, British researchers say.
A review of three sets of dietary guidelines available to the US
public has found that all feature recommendations on fruits, veg,
legumes, and wholegrains, reducing sugar and saturated fat, and
emphasising plant oils.
Health Canada this week updated the country's food guide for the
first time in over a decade to provide the "best, most current
information available for eating well and living healthy,"
according to Canada's health...
The past two decades have seen an improvement in the quality of
people's diets designed to prevent heart disease, according to a
new study, which reveals an overall increase in fruit, vegetable
and grain consumption.
Every five years the Dietary Guidelines for Americans are updated
by the Department of Agriculture, and last week's offering stirred
up an interesting mixture of praise and concern from the US food