Government Urges Most Americans to Cut Calories
January 12, 2005
by Libby Quaid
Eat less. Exercise 30 to 90 minutes a day. "It is not too hard," the health secretary insisted Wednesday in issuing new federal dietary guidelines that also urge people to eat more whole grains, fruits and vegetables and stick to fat-free or lowfat milk...
Shelley Hearne, executive director of the Trust for America's Health
, said the guidelines "do a good job of translating science into commonsense recommendations," but said they don't address many underlying causes of obesity and the government needs a better plan of action.
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