British public gets advice on healthy eatingBMJ 1994; 309 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.309.6965.1323a (Published 19 November 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;309:1323
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Government medical advisers have drawn up a new menu to keep the British public healthy - more fruit and fibre; less fat, sugar and salt; and more exercise. The advice comes in a new report from the cardiovascular review group of COMA, the Committee on Medical Aspects of Food Policy.
The press had a field day ridiculing the highly specific nature of the advice when many of the report's recommendations were leaked several …