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USDA Introduces New Food Icon

Since its introduction in 1992, the Food Guide Pyramid has been criticized for being too difficult to read and too hard to understand. The 2005 revision, MyPyramid, didn’t give much clarity. Foods were removed from the image, making it harder to teach especially to young children. In an effort to capture attention and increase public […]

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Impact of LAP-BAND Approval for Knoxville Weight Loss Surgery Patients

At his Knoxville bariatric surgery practice, Dr. Stephen Boyce discusses the latest news from the U. S. Food and Drug Administration that could potentially affect 26 million Americans. The FDA has approved the LAP-BAND System®, a surgical weight loss technique, for use in patients with a Body Mass Index of 30-35 with one or more […]

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