Sugar Foes Want Food Pyramid Revised

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As the federal government prepares to release new dietary guidelines for Americans, health advocates urge a sharp reduction in sugar intake. An advisory panel will release 34 recommendations Friday, with the goal of reducing intakes of sugar, salt and trans-fatty acids.

But food industry lobbyists are likely to fight those moves before the final guidelines come out in early 2005. NPR's Richard Knox reports.



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