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Research Suggests Food Pyramid is Obsolete

A new study in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition calls into question the U.S. government's official dietary rules and suggests the well-known food pyramid is obsolete. Hear NPR's Richard Knox and Marion Nestle of New York University.

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Since he joined NPR in 2000, Knox has covered a broad range of issues and events in public health, medicine, and science. His reports can be heard on NPR's Morning Edition, All Things Considered, Weekend Edition, Talk of the Nation, and newscasts.