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 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...

Now Available: 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee’s Scientific Report, USDA and HHS Now Accepting Comments

The 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee has completed their review of the evidence on nutrition and health, and their Scientific Report is now available online. The final report reflects the Advisory Committee’s full examination of the evidence using three rigorous approaches: data analysis, systematic reviews, and food pattern modeling...

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...