Wow, they may be keeping up with the times.
Some highlights -
Really? All this time I thought it was sleep"Eating fewer calories while increasing physical activity are the keys to controlling body weight," the guidelines said.
You mean 30 condensed oranges with added sugar isn't good?The new guidelines also encourage people to eat whole fruits and vegetables rather than fruit and vegetable juices.
There goes my low carb menus.Controlling calories — not limiting carbohydrates, as some popular diets recommend — is key to controlling weight, the panel said.
Kool-aid man says, "Oh no!""Eating too much sugar is a significant cause of obesity, and sodas and other things like that, in children particularly, is a big problem," Barnett told Raviv.
Although this is a step in the right direction, I must say that I'm amazed it took them a whole year to come up with a set of recommendations.
· Eat whole grains, not bleached.
· Eat whole fruit/vegetables, not sugar-added juices.
· Eat less sugar.
· Workout more.
What is apparently missing from this article is the word "protein." I wonder if they have updated their requirements for active individuals on that. I guess we'll see.