FDA definition of "healthy" is outdated, dietitian says

08/29/2014 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The FDA's definition of "healthy" is outdated and does not reflect current nutrition science, registered dietitian nutritionist Andrew Wade writes. The definition excludes foods such as avocados and nuts that are good for the body, while allowing items such as high-sugar cereals, he writes. Wade recommended portion control, nutrient-dense foods and calorie moderation be included when defining the term.

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