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Meat maintains role in healthy diet under new federal guidelines

Meat maintains role in healthy diet under new federal guidelines

The new dietary guidelines released last week by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) reaffirmed the role of meat in a healthy diet and say Americans should limit their salt, sugar and saturated fat intake.

The dietary guidelines noted that a healthy American diet should include a variety of vegetables; fruits, especially whole fruits; grains, at least half of which are whole grains; fat-free or low-fat dairy, including milk,...




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