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Nutrition Guidelines

A Nutrition Prescription for a Healthier America

Susan Blumenthal, M.D. | Posted 03.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Susan Blumenthal, M.D.

By establishing nutrition guidelines for Americans that make healthy choices more accessible and affordable, policymakers have a real opportunity to improve the well being of millions of individuals. It's time to promote a culture of health in our nation.

Nutrition Experts Weigh In On The New Dietary Guidelines

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 02.21.2015 | Healthy Living

Eggs and coffee are in, sugar is out and vegetables will always be good for you, according to a committee of top nutrition experts tasked with advisin...

The Way We View 'Healthy Eating' Could Change Forever

AP | By MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 03.10.2015 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON (AP) — For years, the government has told Americans to eat their vegetables. A rewrite of the government's dietary guidelines could inclu...

Eat Your Veggies

Michael F. Jacobson | Posted 04.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael F. Jacobson

Everyone who talks, writes, or preaches about nutrition puts fruits and vegetables at the pinnacle of goodness. Most people have heard the message. But we're still not eating enough.

A Plate From the USDA With a Tastier Way to See More Nutritious Eating

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 08.06.2011 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture last week officially and finally scrapped its food pyramid -- an explanation for nutrition that could be as elusive to decipher as the riddle of the Sphinx.

Can Overweight Women Trust Their Doctors?

Tamara McClintock Greenberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tamara McClintock Greenberg

Being a doctor these days is hard. But so is being a patient, especially if you happen to be female and overweight.