Americans have a SAD diet
Our diets are sad—at least according to nutritionists. “The standard American diet, or SAD, is void of fiber-rich whole foods such as fruits, vegetables, whole grains, nuts, seeds, and legumes,” says Wesley McWhorter, RDN, a spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
Why is that such a big deal? These plant foods can do amazing things for your body, he says, potentially protecting against unhealthy weight gain and chronic diseases like heart disease and diabetes.
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