I was honored to testify before the US government’s Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee. Check out the video to see my speech and a few of my favorite excerpts.
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After this hearing, the USDA and Department of Health and Human Services announced they are limiting the scope of information that can be used to determine the new guidelines. This decision leaves out the health impacts of ultraprocessed foods, sodium, and meat. To learn more about this, our friends at Balanced.org have put together information and petition. Check it out here: https://www.betterguidelines.com.
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-Michael Greger, MD FACLM
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