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Food pyramid should reflect new studies

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What's wrong with the food pyramid? Experts explain.

Low carb diets trump low-fat plans: Food pyramid should reflect new studies

Scientists, health researchers and physicians are producing a mounting body of evidence that add up to one simple fact: Our national food pyramid has contributed to, rather than reversed, the growing epidemics of obesity, diabetes and related conditions. And an increasing number of experts are hoping to make a difference by recommending that low carb diets, shown to boost weight loss, form the foundation of our national guidelines, reported the Huffington Post on July 31.

Read more: http://www.examiner.com/article/low-carb-diets-trump-low-fat-plans-food-pyramid-should-reflect-new-studies

Further Reading

My previous blog on the Canada Food Guide - http://leanseekers.com/Blog/Canada-Food-Guide-for-Runners

Good Health is More Than Low Carb - http://leanseekers.com/Articles/Weight-Loss/Carbohydrate-Dieting

Fat Phobia - http://leanseekers.com/Articles/Weight-Loss/Fat-Phobia

In Defense of Reduced Carbohydrate Eating - http://leanseekers.com/Articles/Health-Wellness/Carbohydrate-Eating


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