Food and Nutrition

Food and nutrition play a crucial role in health promotion and chronic disease prevention. Every 5 years, HHS and USDA publish the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, the Nation’s go-to source for nutrition advice. The latest edition of the Dietary Guidelines reflects the current body of nutrition science, helps health professionals and policymakers guide Americans to make healthy food and beverage choices, and serves as the science-based foundation for vital nutrition policies and programs across the United States.

Public Comment Period to HHS-USDA on the Scientific Report of the 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee Closes Today

Submit public comments to USDA and HHS on the Advisory Committee’s Scientific Report before today, August 13, 2020 at 11:59 pm, Eastern Time. HHS and USDA will consider the Advisory Committee’s Scientific Report, along with public and agency comments, as the Departments develop the 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans...

USDA and HHS Host Virtual Oral Comment Meeting on the 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee’s Scientific Report

On August 11, 2020 from 8:30 am – 1:00 pm, EDT, USDA and HHS will hold an online-only meeting to hear comments from the public on the Scientific Report of the 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee. Register to attend the online meeting. Click to download the agenda and view the list of commenters...

Register Now for the USDA-HHS Comment Meeting on the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee Report

USDA and HHS will hold an online-only meeting to hear comments from the public on the Scientific Report of the 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee. Registration to attend the online meeting and to present oral comments is now open. For members of the public interested in providing oral comments, please note that confirmation of registration is on a first come, first serve basis...