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US healthy diet push heads for conflict over sugar limit

Food industry groups are howling that the dietary panel's scientists overreached and should be reined in.

Nevil Gibson for NBR Food Industry Week
Fri, 13 Feb 2015

The Obama administration’s campaign for healthy diets is heading for a conflict with a well-funded industry as a panel of scientists is poised to tell Americans to eat less sugar.

The Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee will suggest this month limiting sugars to no more than 10% of all calories,

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Nevil Gibson for NBR Food Industry Week
Fri, 13 Feb 2015
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US healthy diet push heads for conflict over sugar limit
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