Data Analyses Used by the Committee

During its work, the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee considered the data shown below. Of these sources, evidence used to inform the Committee’s conclusions is referenced in the “Scientific Report of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee.”

Nutrients of Public Health Concern

Food Group Intakes and Trends

  • Mean and usual intake distributions for food groups and subgroups, 2001-04 and 2007-10 by age/gender groups

Eating Behaviors

Intake by Food Category

Prevalence of Health Concerns and Trends

Dietary Patterns

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