veggies

The Republican war on vegetables: How new dietary guidelines brought out the GOP’s inner petulant child – LINDSAY ABRAMS

New recommendations released earlier this year by the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC), an independent group of doctors and nutritionists, say we should cut down on meat for the sake of our health and the environment. In response, congressional Republicans are throwing a temper tantrum. But because “you can’t make us eat more fruits and vegetables” sounds kind of petulant, they’re pretending their …