Nslecture35 part II - Lecture 35 Part II Dietary Guidelines ways government wants to try to teach population about nutrition Four Food Groups(1951

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Lecture 35 Part II Dietary Guidelines: - ways government wants to try to teach population about nutrition Four Food Groups (1951) 1. meats, poultry, fish, dry beans, and peas, eggs, and nuts 2. dairy products, such as a milk, cheese, and yogurt 3. grains 4. fruits and vegetables Food groups designed and promoted by the Dairy Council (promoted milk)! - very effective in promoting this idea that you should have one of these at every meal - economics of food rears its ugly health! The New Four Food Groups by Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine - 1. Fruit 2. Legumes 3. Whole Grains 4. Vegetables - primarily pushing to go towards more plant based diet, minimize amount of animal consumption Historically 2 major facets of US government: - department of health – minimize risk of disease - department of agriculture – maximize production of food - clash -U.S. Department of Agriculture and Department of Health Services finally sat down and tried to create first Dietary Guidelines for Americans
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Nslecture35 part II - Lecture 35 Part II Dietary Guidelines ways government wants to try to teach population about nutrition Four Food Groups(1951

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