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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Nutrition and Your Health:
Dietary Guidelines for Americans

U.S. Department of Agriculture



January 28-29, 2004

Hotel Washington
Pennsylvania Avenue at 15th Street
Washington, DC 20004


Wednesday, January 28, 2004
8:30 a.m. Welcome and Introductions
Cristina Beato, Acting Assistant Secretary for Health
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
Janet King, Chair, Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee
8: 45 a.m. Food Guide Pyramid Reassessment Update
Eric Hentges, Director, Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion,
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)
10:00 a.m. Break
10:15 a.m. Presentations and Discussion: Components of a Healthy American Diet
Frank Hu, Harvard School of Public Health
Ronald Krauss, Children’s Hospital Oakland Research Institute
Joanne Slavin, University of Minnesota
12:15 p.m. Lunch
1:15 p.m. Presentation and Discussion: Nutritional Needs of the Elderly
Mary Ann Johnson, University of Georgia
2:15 p.m. Break
2:30 p.m. Public Oral Testimony
4:15 p.m. General Discussion of Overarching Issues
5:15 p.m Review of Second Day agenda
5:30 p.m Meeting Recesses
Thursday, January 29, 2004
8:30 a.m. Energy Balance Presentation and Discussion
X. Pi-Sunyer, Lead
9:30 a.m. Fatty Acids Presentation and Discussion
P. Kris-Etherton, Lead
10:30 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m. Carbohydrates Presentation and Discussion
J. Lupton, Lead
11:45 a.m. Lunch
12:45 p.m. Follow-up Discussion of Energy, Fatty Acids and Carbohydrates
Cross-Cutting Issues
1:15 p.m. Nutrient Adequacy Presentation and Discussion
C. Weaver, Lead
2:15 p.m. Lifecycle Presentation and Discussion
Y. Bronner, Lead
2:45 p.m. Break
3:00 p.m. Food Safety Presentation and Discussion
F. Clydesdale, Lead
3:45 p.m. Ethanol Presentation and Discussion
C. Camargo, Lead
4:30 p.m. Fluid and Electrolytes Presentation and Discussion
L. Appel, Lead
5:00 p.m. Review of Meeting
Next Steps
5:30 p.m Meeting Adjourns
NOTE: Agenda is subject to change at the direction of the Chair.

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