The Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA) are a set of guidelines and eating recommendations intended for the average American. However, when the committee that reviewed the evidence for the DGA, they failed to include studies that represent the ethnic make-up of the United States and failed to include studies on the largely unhealthy American population, […]

The obesity epidemic is a serious problem in the United States.  The National Center for Health Statistics estimates that 41.9% of adults over the age of 20 in America are classified as obese with a Body Mass Index (BMI) greater than 30.0 (Stierman, 2021). The obesity rate has steadily increased in the U.S. since the […]