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Unit 2 Assignment Chanesha Scott Contemporary Diet and Nutrition/ HW320
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Nutrition in America is one of the most vital key elements in keeping American consumers healthy. A well rounded diet keeps obesity at a low and keeps the body balanced however, the current eating patterns in the United States do not align with today’ dietary guidelines (health.gov dietary guidelines 2015). The scientific evidence behind the current dietary guidelines are put in place to help its consumers make healthier food and beverage choices. As of late nutrition experts have discovered that the guidelines that are put in place are being influenced by food lobbyist, manufacturers, and food producers as a result there have been miscommunications on the recommendation which leads to a lot of confusion when it comes to consumer guidelines. The U.S Department of Agriculture 1991 withdrew its eating rights pyramid food guide as a direct result from pressure from meat and dairy food producers to eat more meat when the guidelines
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