It now appears the BDA and their dietitians have been promoting "dodgy health/nutrition/medical claims" for a very long time. So many BDA members have described our low carb high fat diet as a passing fad, a diet that could lead to a myriad of health problems. The BDA has promoted a high carb (sugar) diet for decades and warned us countless times about saturated fats. Salt was also a one way ticket to the knackers yard and dietary cholesterol was Beelzebub reincarnated.
Well according to the The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals, commends the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee for drafting a strong, evidence-based Scientific Report outlining recommendations and rational for the forthcoming 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. The Academy supports these recommendations that will improve how and what Americans eat. The new recommendations.
Link to Dr. Malcolm Kendrick's article re. the new guidelines "Sorry seems to be the hardest word" here.
Link to the new guidelines here.