Americans get a C on "diet report card"

09/26/2013 | Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

A "diet report card" issued by the Center for Science in the Public Interest gave Americans a C grade for their eating habits, noting that they consume about 450 calories more each day than they did in 1970. Americans are eating lots of grains and slightly less beef and sugar; fruit and vegetable levels are flat; use of fats and oils has been increasing; and the average person is eating 23 pounds of cheese each year, the report says.

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