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The New Dietary Guidelines

Every 5 years since 1980, two departments, HHS (Health and Human Services) and USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) publish the Dietary Guidelines for Americans – the Nation’s go-to source for nutrition advice. The latest edition of the Dietary Guidelines are supposed to reflect the current body of nutrition science, help health professionals and policymakers […]

The U.S. Dietary Guidelines

The Dietary Guidelines for Americans are the cornerstone of Federal nutrition policy and nutrition education activities. Since 1980, the Guidelines have been jointly issued and updated every 5 years by the Departments of Agriculture (USDA) and Health and Human Services (HHS). The current version was issued in 2015. You can find it here.The Dietary Guidelines […]

2017 Ironman Louisville Race Preview

If all goes as planned, exactly a week from when I’m typing this, I will be starting the run portion of Ironman Louisville 2017. This will be my fourth time toeing the line of my hometown long-course triathlon. The question has come up more this season than in any of the previous three…”why”. Why do […]