Like those cicada species that emerge en mass on a 13 or 17-year schedule, the 2025 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee is right on schedule with the federal government’s five-year mandated schedule. The committee is a joint venture of the  U.S. Departments of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Agriculture (USDA).

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What happens when 1.36 billion people in China migrate toward cities, draw middle-class wages and shift toward “Western” foods such as ice cream, cheese pizza and strawberry-flavored milk? One result: larger profits for U.S. dairy processors, who, like dairy exporters in other countries, are charging record prices for their products
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Despite claims sometimes made about the health benefits of drinking raw milk, evidence does not suggest that drinking raw milk will relieve or lessen the symptoms of lactose intolerance, according to a study conducted by nutritionists at Stanford University and published this week in Annals of Family Medicine. But,
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