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Government Introduces New Eating Recommendations

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Government Introduces New Eating Recommendations

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Government Introduces New Eating Recommendations

Government Introduces New Eating Recommendations

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For the last 15 years, the government's colorful food pyramid has been taped to refrigerators across the county. Now there will be 12 triangles to choose from under new Agriculture Department guidelines.

Guests:

Dr. Eric Hentges, director of the Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion at the U.S. Department of Agriculture

Katherine Tallmadge, nutritionist and weight loss consultant. National spokesperson for the American Dietetic Association. Author of Diet Simple

Roy Rivenburg, staff writer for The Los Angeles Times