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US heart doctors recommend new dietary guidelines

BMJ 2000; 321 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.321.7266.918/d (Published 14 October 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;321:918
  1. Janice Hopkins Tanne
  1. New York

    The American Heart Association presented new dietary guidelines last week, which emphasised the types of food to eat, rather than telling people to watch the percentage of fats and calories in their diets, as in previous guidelines.

    Every day people should eat five servings of fruit or vegetables, six servings of whole grains and legumes, and a selection of fat-free or low fat dairy foods, lean meat, or …

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