1985 Dietary Guidelines

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Nutrition and Your Health: Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 1985 [PDF – 463 KB] *

This 1985 Dietary Guidelines policy document features the final recommendations developed and released by the Federal Government.

Report of the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee on the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 1985 [PDF – 1.1 MB]

This report presents the first Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee’s recommendations to the federal government based on nutrition science evidence. The federal government used this report to inform the 1985 Dietary Guidelines.

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