Ordinarily, diet dominates the news this time of year, and arguably with good reason. There is the turn of the calendar as reliable portent for a bounty of diet and weight-related resolutions. There is the eagerly awaited “best diets” rankings from US News & World Report- where, I note in passing, I have been privileged to serve as one among the judges for roughly the past decade. Quinquennially, we get the addition of new Dietary Guidelines for Americans into the bargain. This year, we had the trifecta.

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