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New food guide pyramid developed by the US Department of Agriculture's Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging.


Desc: Nutritional Guidelines for People 70 and Older
  Healthy adults ages 70 and over should follow different nutritional guidelines than other people, according to a new food guide pyramid developed by the US Department of Agriculture's Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging.

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