Probably shouldn't be one or the other absolute. We do need more self-direction--my parents and their peers passively accept bankrupting medications and can't even remember what they're for. At the same time the public health field does get it right once in a while--would be unwise to abolish it.
Lots of: urban hiking, cycling, sprinting
Lots of: fresh meat, seafood, eggs, organs, tubers, starch fruits, vegetables, meat fat, dairy fat, oil fruits
Some: cured meat, dairy protein, sweet fruits, rice, pulses, tree nuts, oil seeds
Minimal: soy, refined proteins, sugar, liquid carbohydrate, grains, refined oils, peanuts