USDA releases new dietary guidelines

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has released new dietary guidelines in an effort to tackle the country's growing struggle with obesity.Along with the Department of

THE BRONX - The U.S. Department of Agriculture has released new dietary guidelines in an effort to tackle the country's growing struggle with obesity.

Along with the Department of Health, the USDA has updated the list to help all Americans, ages 2 and up, make better food choices. The guidelines include avoiding oversized portions, eating more fruits and vegetables and reducing daily salt intake.

The dietary guidelines are updated every five years.

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