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ICYMI: HHS Hosts First-Ever “Food is Medicine” Summit in Washington, D.C.

In recognition of the critical connection between nutrition and the ability for individuals to thrive in their communities, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services held the first-ever Food is Medicine Summit on January 31. The event demonstrates federal momentum and commitment to advance the Food is Medicine priority included in the Biden-Harris Administration’s National Strategy on Hunger, Nutrition & Health.

White House and President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition Announce Historic Partnership with Major Sports Leagues and Players Unions

President's Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition

Today, the White House, in conjunction with the President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition, announced a new partnership with major sports leagues and players associations. The goal of the partnership is to expand access to physical activity, increase nutrition education and messaging, and promote healthy lifestyles to people across the nation.

ICYMI: 2025 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee Met Virtually for Fourth Meeting

Dietary Guidelines for Americans

ICYMI: Last week, on January 19, the 2025 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee convened for its fourth official meeting. While members had planned to meet in person once again, the meeting was ultimately held virtually due to winter weather concerns in the Maryland region. The meeting was livestreamed for members of the press and public and a recording of meeting is now available...

There’s Still Time to Register for Tomorrow’s Meeting of the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee

There’s still time to register to view the livestream of tomorrow’s meeting of the 2025 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee. The meeting will be livestreamed on January 19, 2024, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. ET. Convened jointly by the U.S. Departments of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Agriculture (USDA), during this meeting the Committee will hear updates from each subcommittee and discuss progress made since the third public meeting...