Register now to attend the next virtual meeting of the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee

Dietary Guidelines

Registration is now open for the next meeting of the 2025 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee. Scheduled to be held on Wednesday, May 29, from 1:00 to 5:30 PM ET, and Thursday, May 30, from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM ET, the meeting will feature updates from each subcommittee as well as updates on progress made since the Committee’s fourth public meeting...

ICYMI: Planning for Individual and Community Health Webinar Recording Now Available

Healthy People 2030

ICYMI: The recording of the Healthy People 2030 webinar Planning for Individual and Community Health is now available. During this one-hour event, ODPHP presented on the webinar’s four featured objectives related to public health infrastructure and planning. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics also shared the latest data for each objective, and the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials discussed addressing public health infrastructure at the state and local levels.

New Article Details the Process Used to Develop the Dietary Guidelines for Americans

When it comes to healthy eating and nutrition, the Dietary Guidelines for Americans (Dietary Guidelines) is one of the best tools we have to help individuals in the United States get and stay healthy. As the nation's leading source of science-based recommendations on dietary intake to meet nutrient needs, promote health, and prevent disease, the Dietary Guidelines gives the nation an actionable playbook to lead healthier lives...

Feeding Our Children Nutritious Foods Should Be the Easiest of Decisions

Health and Well-Being Matter. ODPHP Director RDML Paul Reed, MD.

In the United States, nearly 1 in 5 children and adolescents aged 2 to 19 years were affected by obesity in 2020. Worse still, childhood obesity rates rose during the pandemic, and they continue to increase. These statistics aren’t abstract epidemiologic concepts. They clearly reflect that our children are becoming sicker and at greater risk for lifelong problems, and they are entirely preventable.