Legal Status and Use of Seals and Logos
The seal of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
authenticates this publication as the Official U.S. Government edition
of A Healthier You, a consumer handbook for use of the Dietary
Guidelines for Americans, 2005, based upon a preponderance of
scientific evidence and medical knowledge, pursuant to the mandates
of Title III of the National Nutrition Monitoring and Related Research
Act, Public Law 101-445.
Under the provisions of 42 U.S.C. 1320b-10, the unauthorized use
of this seal in a publication is prohibited and subject to a civil penalty
of up to $5,000 for each unauthorized copy of it that is reprinted
HHS is the United States government’s principal agency for protecting
the health of all Americans and providing essential human
services, especially for those who are least able to help themselves.