In 1993, the U-S-D-A changed the foundation of its daily dietary recommendations from the “four basic food groups” to the now familiar “Food Guide Pyramid.” But new nutritional research shows that the Pyramid may aggravate health problems for many Americans. A panel of experts joins Kojo to discuss the new guidelines under consideration and the medical problems exascerbated by the Pyramid.

Guests

  • Dr. Neal Barnard President of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine
  • Dr. Maureen Storey Georgetown University
  • Christine Gorman Health Columnist and Senior Writer for Time Magazine

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