THE NEW DIETARY GUIDELINES ARE OUT

HOW CAN YOU MAKE SURE YOU ARE GETTING ALL THE NUTRIENTS YOU NEED?



20 Jan, 2005, 00:00 ET from Wyeth Consumer Healthcare

    NEW YORK, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ --
 
     STORY SUMMARY:
 
     THIS IS A MULTIVU SPECIAL REPORT
     THE GOVERNMENT RECENTLY RELEASED THE LATEST VERSION OF THE DIETARY
 GUIDELINES FOR AMERICANS, WHICH DICTATE FEDERAL NUTRITION POLICY AND PROVIDE A
 NATIONAL GUIDE FOR HEALTHFUL EATING.
     THE 2005 GUIDELINES' MAIN RECOMMENDATIONS ARE THAT AMERICANS SHOULD EAT
 FEWER CALORIES, PARTICIPATE IN MORE PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND MAKE WISER CHOICES
 WITHIN AND AMONG FOOD GROUPS.
     THE REPORT ALSO ACKNOWLEDGES THAT "MOST PEOPLE DON'T ADHERE TO THIS
 GUIDANCE," POINTING OUT THAT INTAKE LEVELS OF CERTAIN ESSENTIAL NUTRIENTS,
 LIKE CALCIUM, POTASSIUM, FIBER, MAGNESIUM AND VITAMINS A, C AND E MAY BE A
 CONCERN FOR ALL ADULTS.(1)
 
     SO HOW CAN WE IMPROVE THIS SITUATION?
 
     DOCTOR JEFFREY BLUMBERG, PROFESSOR, TUFTS UNIVERSITY FRIEDMAN SCHOOL OF
 NUTRITION SCIENCE AND POLICY:
     "Everyone should try to get more exercise and eat a healthy, balanced
 diet, but research shows that many people are not getting all of the vitamins
 and minerals they need.  One of the simplest ways to fill in those nutrition
 gaps is to take a daily multivitamin."
 
     THIS IS DANIELLE ADDAIR REPORTING.
 
     ADDITIONAL RE

SOURCES: Audio version and more available at http://www.prnewswire.com/broadcast/21048/consumer.shtml AUDIO PROVIDED BY: Wyeth Consumer Healthcare (1) Department of Health and Human Services. Report of the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee on the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2005.

SOURCE Wyeth Consumer Healthcare
    NEW YORK, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ --
 
     STORY SUMMARY:
 
     THIS IS A MULTIVU SPECIAL REPORT
     THE GOVERNMENT RECENTLY RELEASED THE LATEST VERSION OF THE DIETARY
 GUIDELINES FOR AMERICANS, WHICH DICTATE FEDERAL NUTRITION POLICY AND PROVIDE A
 NATIONAL GUIDE FOR HEALTHFUL EATING.
     THE 2005 GUIDELINES' MAIN RECOMMENDATIONS ARE THAT AMERICANS SHOULD EAT
 FEWER CALORIES, PARTICIPATE IN MORE PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND MAKE WISER CHOICES
 WITHIN AND AMONG FOOD GROUPS.
     THE REPORT ALSO ACKNOWLEDGES THAT "MOST PEOPLE DON'T ADHERE TO THIS
 GUIDANCE," POINTING OUT THAT INTAKE LEVELS OF CERTAIN ESSENTIAL NUTRIENTS,
 LIKE CALCIUM, POTASSIUM, FIBER, MAGNESIUM AND VITAMINS A, C AND E MAY BE A
 CONCERN FOR ALL ADULTS.(1)
 
     SO HOW CAN WE IMPROVE THIS SITUATION?
 
     DOCTOR JEFFREY BLUMBERG, PROFESSOR, TUFTS UNIVERSITY FRIEDMAN SCHOOL OF
 NUTRITION SCIENCE AND POLICY:
     "Everyone should try to get more exercise and eat a healthy, balanced
 diet, but research shows that many people are not getting all of the vitamins
 and minerals they need.  One of the simplest ways to fill in those nutrition
 gaps is to take a daily multivitamin."
 
     THIS IS DANIELLE ADDAIR REPORTING.
 
     ADDITIONAL RESOURCES:  Audio version and more available at
     http://www.prnewswire.com/broadcast/21048/consumer.shtml
 
     AUDIO PROVIDED BY: Wyeth Consumer Healthcare
 
     (1) Department of Health and Human Services.  Report of the Dietary
         Guidelines Advisory Committee on the Dietary Guidelines for Americans,
 
         2005.
 
 SOURCE  Wyeth Consumer Healthcare