During the past two decades, as the number of overweight Americans has bounced upward like a rubber ball, the incidence of obesity-related conditions such as Type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart disease also has risen.
The challenge (as always) is to set, reach, and hold a healthful weight. Three chapters in the new Dietary Guidelines ("Adequate Nutrients within Calorie Needs," "Weight Management," and "Physical Activities") lay out some clear, um, guidelines.
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