Acknowledgements and Additional Information on Nutrition
The U.S. Department of Health and Human
Services and the U.S. Department of
Agriculture acknowledge the
recommendations of the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee -- the basis for
this edition. The Committee consisted of Doris Howes Calloway, Ph.D. (chair),
Richard J. Havel, M.D. (vice-chair), Dennis M. Bier, M.D., William H. Dietz,
M.D., Ph.D., Cutberto Garza, M.D., Ph.D., Shiriki K. Kumanyika, Ph.D., R.D.,
Marion Nestle, Ph.D., M.P.H., Irwin H. Rosenberg, M.D., Sachiko T. St. Jeor,
Ph.D., R.D., Barbara O. Schneeman, Ph.D., and John W. Suttie, Ph.D. The
Departments also acknowledge the staff work of the executive secretaries to the
committee: Karil Bialostosky, M.S., and Linda Meyers, Ph.D., from HHS; Eileen
Kennedy, D.Sc., R.D., and Debra Reed, M.S., from USDA.
For additional information on nutrition:
[Note: URLs and e-mail addresses have been removed due to the passage of
time. Other address information may also have changed. May 31, 2000]
Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion, USDA, 1120 20th Street, NW, Suite
200 North Lobby, Washington, DC 20036.
Food and Nutrition Information
Center, USDA/National Agricultural Library,
Room 304, 10301 Baltimore Boulevard, Beltsville, MD 20705-2351.
Cancer Information Service, Office of Cancer
Communications, National Cancer Institute, Building 31, Room 10A16, 9000
Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20892. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Information Center, P.O. Box
30105, Bethesda, MD 20824-0105.
Weight-Control Information Network (WIN) of the National Institute of
Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, 1 WIN WAY, Bethesda, MD 20892.
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, 600 Executive Boulevard,
Suite 409, Bethesda, MD 20892-7003.
National Institute on Aging Information Center, Building 31, Room 5C27,
National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892.
Office of Food Labeling,
Food and Drug Administration (HFS-150), 200 C Street, SW, Washington, DC 20204.
Contact your county extension home economist (cooperative extension system)
or a nutrition professional in your local public health department, hospital,
American Red Cross, dietetic association, diabetes association, heart
association, or cancer society.