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Eat This, Not That: The U.S. government's latest Dietary Guidelines call on Americans to eat more vegetables and fruits, more seafood and whole grains, and to cool it on foods high in sugar, refined grains, sodium and saturated fats. Morgan McCloy/NPR hide caption

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The Salt

New Dietary Guidelines Crack Down On Sugar. But Red Meat Gets A Pass

An advisory panel had recommended telling Americans to cut back on red and processed meats. But that controversial advice is missing from the update to the government's official nutrition guidelines.

Flowers and messages at Paris' Place de la Republique commemorate the victims of last year's January and November shooting attacks. Charles Platiau/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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In France, A Balancing Act Between Liberty And Security

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Chipotle Faces A Criminal Investigation Into Its Handling Of A Norovirus Outbreak

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Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush's superPAC is a juggernaut, raising well over $100 million. But he has sputtered in the GOP primary. Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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SuperPACs Are Not So Super In 2016

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Debate Over Bird Flu Research Moratorium Flares Up Again

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Don't Overlook Third Place In Iowa. Jeb Bush And Marco Rubio Sure Aren't

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Eat This, Not That: The U.S. government's latest Dietary Guidelines call on Americans to eat more vegetables and fruits, more seafood and whole grains, and to cool it on foods high in sugar, refined grains, sodium and saturated fats. Morgan McCloy/NPR hide caption

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New Dietary Guidelines Crack Down On Sugar. But Red Meat Gets A Pass

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