The graphic in this article (above) is worth a look all by itself. This is a nearly perfect infographic. The only thing I’d quibble with is the recommendation for low-fat dairy. I am a proponent of whole-fat, organic milk. Except for lacking fiber, it’s virtually a complete mixed meal, having protein, carbohydrates, and fats (including healthy omega 3 and omega 6 fatty acids, as well conjugated linoleic acid).
“In truth,” the experts at the Swedish food agency write, “most people know perfectly well what they should eat. It’s no secret that vegetables are good for you and sugar isn’t.”
So here’s an idea for a 2016 resolution: Save your money, and tune out the fads you’ll be inundated with this year. Ignore the unreasonable diet plans that time has shown will fail, and forget the punishing workouts. Instead, eat like a Swede.
Vox.com: All the diet advice you need, in one chart from Sweden. http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIw7rz7hCQ