The Report of the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee on the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2010 is now released. After reviewing the scientific data, four major findings were issued:
- Obesity and overweight in the population demands a reduction in calories.
- Shift to a plant-based diet emphasizing vegetables, beans, whole grains, nuts and seeds.
- Significant reductions in refined sugars, fats, and refined grains are essential.
- Most Americans need to get up and get moving everyday with physical activity.
PositiveTip: If you are like most, you could benefit from implementing one or all of these practical guidelines into your lifestyle.