Calorie reductions ahead of pace, industry says - The Packer

Calorie reductions ahead of pace, industry says

05/30/2013 01:34:00 PM
Tom Karst

MacLeod says in the preliminary report that a 50-calorie reduction per person per day is estimated to be about half the amount necessary to arrest the rise of obesity in the entire U.S. population.

Food companies may have work to do in the realm of food marketing.

Lorelei DiSogra, vice president of nutrition and health for the United Fresh Produce Association, Washington, D.C., says the first meetings related to the 2015 Dietary Guidelines will be held June 13-14.

The work and eventual recommendations of that group will be critically important to all food companies.

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