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Scripps Clinic Expert Weighs in on New Diet Guidelines

Reducing sugar is paramount to a healthy lifestyle


Ken Fujioka, M.D., endocrinologist at the Scripps Clinic Center for Weight Management, spoke with the San Diego Union-Tribune regarding new Food and Drug Administration diet guidelines. In his interview Dr. Fujioka applauded the recommendations to reduce sugar intake and to not be as concerned with cholesterol consumption.

Read the interview New diet guidelines target sugar

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