Academy shaping US dietary guide is owned by ultra processed food industry | Eastern North Carolina Now

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND), the world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals, plays a pivotal role in shaping the food policies issued by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), known as the Dietary Guidelines. As it works on the upcoming Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2025-2030, it’s important to note that the Academy’s decisions on what is and isn’t healthy for Americans are significantly influenced by its relationship with the ultra-processed food (UPF) industry. This relationship, which has seen the Academy accept nearly $15 million from multi-processed food companies, agribusiness companies, and Big Pharma, raises serious concerns about the objectivity of its recommendations and, instead, suggests it regularly contributes to the epidemics of obesity, diabetes, and cancer that are destroying lives.

https://thehighwire.com/editorial/the-academy-shaping-u-s-dietary-guidelines-is-owned-by-the-ultra-processed-food-industry/


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Big Bob said:
( April 30th, 2024 @ 8:38 pm )
 
Right on. Most young people dont even know what real food is.



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