Refusing to recommend policy based on bad science isn't unscientific.
Federal Dietary Guidelines
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Global study goes against the grain on fats, fruits, and dietary dogma
Exploring the absurdities of modern nutritional epidemiology.
USDA's diet guidelines are a mess because the information it uses is suspect.
Two recent examples illustrate deep and broad problems.
Review of saturated fat studies "do not provide support for the traditional diet heart hypothesis."
Follow the new guidelines at your own peril.