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The Atlanta Journal Constitution reports that the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) is considering rebuilding its Food Guide Pyramid to bring it in line with current and conventional wisdom about dietary guidelines.

The current Food Pyramid advises people to eat a diet loaded with breads and pastas, and labels all fat as evil. However, current theory suggests that a low-fat, high-carbohydrate diet isn’t ideal for everyone, and a moderate amount of polyunsaturated fats may actually be good for you.

A new model could debut in 2005.
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