Is There A Scientific Basis For The U.S. Dietary Guidelines?

"There is no scientific basis for the U.S. Dietary Guidelines." - Joanne Slavin, Ph.D., RD, professor of Food Science and Nutrition at the University of Minnesota as well as 2010 Dietary Guidelines Committee Member

What do you think about Professor Joanne Slavin stating the 2010 Dietary Guidelines are a scientific sham? 
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