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Lisa M. Sanders

Farida Y. Mohamedshah

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    What can food science professionals do to help U.S. consumers eat more healthfully and follow the recommendations of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA) released in 2020?

    To address this question, IFT—in partnership with the Department of Food Science at the University of Massachusetts Amherst—convened a multidisciplinary group of thought leaders for a virtual session and roundtable discussion last May. The participants included policymakers, food and nutrition scientists, beh…

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    About the Authors

    Lisa M. Sanders, PhD, RD, is owner and principal of Cornerstone Nutrition and a consulting scientist to IFT.

    Farida Y. Mohamedshah, MS, CNS, is the former director, nutrition science, food laws and regulations for IFT and currently senior vice president, scientific & regulatory affairs for the National Confections Association ([email protected]).