Healthy Countries Consume More Fat, More Animal Protein, Fewer Carbs, New Study Finds

Healthy Countries Consume More Fat, More Animal Protein, Fewer Carbs, New Study Finds

A new study examining food consumption in 158 nations found that a higher consumption of fat and animal proteins was associated with decreased risk of heart disease. Meanwhile, more carbohydrates—especially more wheat and cereals—were associated with higher rates of cardiovascular death. These data are the latest to confirm that the U.S. government’s high-carbohydrate diet is quite likely not the best advice.

USDA Aims to Add Transparency to the Dietary Guidelines

USDA Aims to Add Transparency to the Dietary Guidelines

The announcement is good news, because it signals that the USDA and HHS are committed to increasing transparency in the Guidelines’ process, which in 2015 became a political battle field, riddled by activist agendas and corporate interests.The Nutrition Coalition will submit public comments, and we encourage you to make your voices heard in this important process.