A Report Card on the American Diet

Tufts’ research identifies progress—and areas for improvement—in how Americans eat.

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Americans still eat too many low-quality carbohydrates like sodas, sweets, and refined flour. Photography © fcafotodigital | Getty Images
The latest available data show that, as of 2016, Americans had made some significant dietary improvements, reducing intake of low-quality carbohydrates like added sugars and increasing high-quality carbohydrates, plant protein, and polyunsaturated fatty acids. However, they were still eating too many low-quality carbohydrates and consuming more than the recommended level of saturated fat, according to […]
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