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.

Register for the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee’s Draft Report Meeting

Registration is now open for the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee’s Draft Report Meeting, scheduled for Wednesday, June 17, 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. EDT via webcast. The meeting will include updates on the Committee’s draft conclusion statements posted online, and Committee deliberations and decisions regarding their draft advisory report...

NEW DATE: Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee Draft Report Meeting

The Committee’s Draft Report Meeting Now Scheduled for June 17, 2020 The Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee’s draft report webcast meeting, originally scheduled for Monday, June 8, will now take place via webcast on Wednesday, June 17, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. EDT. Registration will open soon. The meeting will include updates on the Committee’s draft conclusion statements (see below), and Committee deliberations and decisions regarding their draft advisory report...

Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee Updates: Final Protocols Now Available and New Release Date for Draft Report

The 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee’s final systematic review protocols are now posted online at dietaryguidelines.gov. These protocols take into account input from the full Committee during its public meetings and public comments received throughout the Committee’s work. Each protocol provides the literature search strategy, the list of scientific articles included in the review, and the list of articles excluded after full-text screening, with at least one rationale for exclusion...