USDA, HHS Snub Low-Carb Scientists From 2010 Dietary Guidelines Committee

Filed under: Misc — @ November 19, 2008


The upcoming 2010 dietary recommendations will likely change very little

Despite the fact that several prominent low-carb researchers and practitioners were nominated to be on the 2010 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee earlier this year, including Eric C. Westman, M.D., M.H.S from Duke University, Mary C. Vernon, M.D. from The University of Kansas, Richard D. Feinman, Ph.D. from SUNY Downstate, Stephen Phinney, M.D. from The University of California-Davis, and Jeff S. Volek, Ph.D. from The University of Connecticut, all of the low-carb nominees who were under consideration were summarily rejected for inclusion in this vitally important nutritional advisory committee. Did you get that? NOT ONE SINGLE REPRESENTATIVE FROM THE LOW-CARB RESEARCH WORLD WAS CHOSEN! What a slap in the face!

CLICK HERE to see who the 13 members of the 2010 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee are, why this does not look good for the promotion of low-carb nutritional concepts in the next nutritional recommendations update, and what we can do to try to influence the direction of dietary public policy in the coming years.

About

CarbWire is an online magazine of everything low-carb. Whether you're already on a diet, or are just doing research, we provide the most up-to-date info on the web.

Search

By topic

CarbWire RSS Feed Add to MyYahoo

Content Copyright © 2004-2017 CarbWire.com