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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



May 26-27, 2004


Holiday Inn Bethesda
Versailles Ballroom
8120 Wisconsin Avenue
Bethesda, MD 20814




Wednesday, May 26
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. Nutrient Adequacy; C. Weaver lead
10:00 a.m. Break


10:15 a.m. Energy Balance and Macronutrients; X. Pi-Sunyer and B. Caballero lead


11:30 a.m. Fatty Acids; P. Kris-Etherton lead


12:30 p.m. Lunch


1:30 p.m. Carbohydrate; J. Lupton lead


2:45 p.m. Fluid and Electrolytes; L. Appel lead


4:00 p.m. Break


4:15 p.m. Selected Food Groups; B. Go lead


5:30 p.m. Ethanol; C. Camargo lead


6:00 p.m. Food Safety; F. Clydesdale lead


6:30 p.m. Working Dinner / Organization of Report Section E


7:45 p.m. Review of 2nd Day agenda


8:00 p.m. Meeting Recesses
Thursday, May 27
8:30 a.m. Report Introduction Section/Appendices [All other draft report sections]

Overarching Issues, J. King leads


9:15 a.m. Eat a variety of food within and among the food groups

C. Weaver, B. Caballero, P. Kris-Etherton, Co-Discussants


10:15 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. Maintain energy balance

X. Pi-Sunyer, B. Caballero, F. Clydesdale, Joanne Lupton, Co-Discussants


11:30 a.m. Increase intake of fruits and vegetables, whole grain, and non-fat or low-fat dairy

W. Go, T. Nicklas, Y. Bronner, C. Weaver, Co-Discussants


12:15 p.m. Working Lunch


1:00 p.m. Decrease saturated fat, trans fat, and cholesterol

P. Kris-Etherton, L. Appel, Co-Discussants


1:30 p.m. Decrease intake of salt/sodium

L. Appel, C. Camargo, X. Pi-Sunyer, Co-Discussants


2:00 p.m. If alcohol is consumed, keep intake moderate

C. Camargo, W. Go, Co-Discussants


2:30 p.m. Keep food safe to eat

F. Clydesdale, R. Pate, Co-Discussants


3:00 p.m. Review of Meeting and Closing Remarks


3:15 p.m. Meeting Adjourns


NOTE: Agenda is subject to change at the direction of the Chair.


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