USA: Progress on Alcohol in ‘Dietary Guidelines’

Posted on June 24, 2020 in The Americas, The Americas

The Dietary Guidelines Advisory (DGA) Committee of the United States forecast changes to advice given on alcohol in their dietary guidelines. While there is some progress in the new advice, more improvement would better inform consumers on the risks of consuming alcohol specifically regarding alcohol and cancer risk.
Men should cut back their alcohol intake to one alcoholic drink per day rather than two, according to the DGA, an influential panel that is advising the U.S. government on new dietary guidelines due to be updated later in 2020…

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