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A Closer Look (Food Fight) #714926

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 21, 2002
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) Report introduced.

(Washington: Claire Shipman) A Harvard study on nutrition that found the government's USDA food pyramid needs to be inverted examined; diagram shown of the newly proposed pyramid. [Mother Donna NOGAY†- says we follow the government recommendations.] [Harvard School of Public Health Walt WILLETT†- says the public has been told fats are bad & carbohydrates are good & that is not true.] [Department of Agriculture Donna DWYER†- says any pyramid is better than the way most people eat.]

(Studio: Charles Gibson; Boston: Tim Johnson) The slow development of food & nutritional guidelines, the agricultural interests in putting out the official pyramid & the pressure for changing the guidelines discussed.

Gibson, Charles;
Shipman, Claire;
Johnson, Tim

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