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New dietary guideline reverses 40 year old advice on cholesterol

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Eating food with cholesterol is bad for you. This “fact” was “known” for long and Americans lived by it for two generations. This is part of the guideline that was given earlier by Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee. These guidelines have a far reaching effect – they shape the menu of the school lunch program that feeds more than 30 million children every day, affect the dietary advice by doctors and are incorporated into national food assistance program such as WIC and SNAP. And just when you thought that everything is under control, the government says that it might have been bad advice. It turns out