Fran Katz

On May 27, 2000, the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture and the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services published a new set of guidelines for the diets of Americans.

The 5th edition of Nutrition and Your Health: Dietary Guidelines for Americans is based on the recommendations of the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee chaired by Cutberto Garza. It presents three basic messages: Aim for Fitness, Build a Healthy Base, and Choose Sensibly. Ten guidelines are included. They are simple, and may be more memor…

How Food Technologists React to the New Dietary Guidelines for Americans

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