Eat less sugar, go for the veggies, new government guidelines say

January 7, 2016 12:06 PM

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Eat less sugar, go for the veggies, new government guidelines say

New guidelines come out Thursday advising Americans on what to eat, and there's one surprising and controversial new piece of advice: eat less sugar.

It's very specific. Americans should get less than 10 percent of calories from added sugar, according to the federal dietary guidelines, which are changed every five years.

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