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US dietary guidelines remove dietary cholesterol limit

08/01/2016

The latest dietary advice for Americans outlined in the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans has removed a daily limit on dietary cholesterol and includes eggs in all three recommended healthy eating patterns, which have been shown to reduce the risk of major chronic health conditions facing Americans. For further information visit: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and U.S. Department of Agriculture. 2015 – 2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. 8th Edition. December 2015. Available at http://health.gov/dietaryguidelines/2015/guidelines/.