Remember Mayor Bloomberg’s efforts to ban large sodas in NYC?

Well, as Al Jolson once said, “You ain’t heard nothin’ yet!”

Via Free Beacon: Feds: America Should Adopt ‘Plant-Based’Diet

The federal committee responsible for nutrition guidelines is calling for the adoption of “plant-based” diets, taxes on dessert, trained obesity “interventionists” at worksites, and electronic monitoring of how long Americans sit in front of the television.

The Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC) released its far-reaching 571-pagereport of recommendations to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Thursday, which detailed its plans to “transform the food system.”

….DGAC proposed a variety of solutions to address obesity, and its promotion of what it calls the “culture of health.”

“The persistent high levels of overweight and obesity require urgent population- and individual-level strategies across multiple settings, including health care, communities, schools, worksites, and families,” they said.

In response, DGAC called for diet and weight management interventions by “trained interventionists” in healthcare settings, community locations, and worksites….


Weasel Zippers: Nanny State: Feds May Place Mandatory Limits On Salt If Food Industry Doesn’t Reduce On Its Own

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  1. Maynard says:

    I’ve seriously wondered about this: In the recent era, it seems we’ve gotten more and more health-aware, while at the same time getting fatter and fatter. When I was a kid, we ate complete garbage, but we were in better shape.

  2. Kitten says:

    The Nanny State is never the answer. It’s all the chemicals in the food we eat today.

  3. strider says:

    Where are the wide-track Pontiacs when you need them?

  4. Teri says:

    This strikes me as odd because they want us to die quicker. Why do they want us healthy ? I think they like throwing their ‘power’ around just because. Freaks.

  5. MACVEL says:

    I envision a place where millions of starving refugees line up to receive their daily bowl of mush, very like in the old CARE commercials. But the scene will not be in Africa, but in Florida, New York, and other locations in what was the United States. All this and more if Obama and his Leftist hordes have their way.

  6. MACVEL says:

    These “interventionists” should comprise his national police force.

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