Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Stating the obvious = major progress

More important, perhaps, the government told Americans, “Enjoy your food, but eat less.” Many Americans eat too many calories every day, expanding their waistlines and imperiling their health.

While the recommendations may seem obvious, it is nonetheless considered major progress for federal regulators, who have long skirted the issue, wary of the powerful food lobby.
--Andrew Martin, NYT, on authoritative diet advice

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