Dietary Guidelines Committee repeats advice on cholesterol

June 25, 2020

In its final meeting, the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC) reiterated current recommendations on dietary cholesterol: consume as little as possible in the context of a healthy diet. As in the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for …

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Dietary guidelines committee posts draft conclusions

June 11, 2020

In preparation for its final meeting, the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee has posted its draft scientific conclusions, including several on dietary cholesterol. For the most part, the statements are consistent with the previous scientific report …

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New regulation could boost eggs in schools

January 23, 2020

Schools may find it somewhat easier to offer eggs and egg-containing dishes at breakfast under a proposed rule issued Jan. 23 by the U.S. Food and Nutrition Service. Schools are allowed to offer eggs and …

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Hearing Set on FDA Nominee

November 21, 2019

President Trump’s nominee to head the Food and Drug Administration goes before a Senate committee this week. Stephen M. Hahn’s nomination as commissioner is not expected to generate major controversy. Hahn is a chief medical …

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‘Eggsellent’ Health Benefits is Theme of World Egg Day

September 19, 2019

‘Eggsellent’ Health Benefits is Theme of World Egg Day World Egg Day is October 11 and this year the global campaign will focus on five key benefits of eggs. Eggs are among the most nutritious …

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