July 23 2020

They are working on updating the recommended dietary guidelines for 2020-2025, and it seems the same falsehoods are persisting in the government’s report. Action Alert!
Every five years, the government undergoes a process to update its Dietary Guidelines for Americans. One of the initial phases of this process is a Scientific Report from an advisory committee that makes recommendations on certain matters. That Scientific Report was just released for the 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines Committee and, unsurprisingly, it continues to miss the mark on a number of key issues, including saturated fat, added sugars, red meat, and others. These failures underscore why the government shouldn’t be in the business of offering nutrition advice in the first place.

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