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The American Diet: USDA Chart Compares What We Should Be Eating To What We Are Eating

First Posted: 06/02/10 06:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 05:00 PM ET

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Grist:

The above chart, created by the USDA, compares the food consumed by the average U.S. citizen (using "loss-adjusted food availability" data as a proxy for consumption) to Federal dietary recommendations. In other words, what Americans eat vs. what the federal government thinks we should be eating.

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