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In the face of contradictory evidence: Report of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans


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Old 10-01-2010, 19:41   #1
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http://download.journals.elsevierhea...0710002893.pdf

Hope it takes us somewhere ....

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Thanks for posting that very relevant document.

I too hope that it takes us somewhere! Anyway, it certainly seems a step in the right direction if anyone in the right places takes any notice whatsoever.

If forum members don't do anything else then they really ought to check out Fig. 3. It very much reflects what has happened to me on my pathway to improvement.

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DGAC still in the pocket of the grain industry.

I hope this document rattles a few cages.

Thanks for posting it, Linda.




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