In case you missed it, the U.S. Departments of Agriculture (USDA) and Health and Human Services (HHS) released the 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGAs) in the typically quiet week between Christmas and the New Year. The DGAs are critically important for food policy decisions and will shape the general guidance on consumer eating patterns for the next five years.
Media coverage focused heavily on sugar and alcohol recommendations made by the DGA scientific advisory committee last spring that were not included in this latest version of the policy document—but there was a missed opportunity to highlight other areas
This post was originally published on this site