Tazima David

Wendy Reinhardt, R.D.

The Dietary Guidelines: Where Food Science and Nutrition Converge
The 2005 Dietary Guidelines for Americans asks consumers to look at food from a different perspective—from the vantage point of health promotion and weight management. The revised Dietary Guidelines, released on January 12, 2005, and available at www.health.gov/dietaryguidelines, include a shift in focus from nutrient adequacy to weight management and reducing the risk of chronic disease.

This shift is consistent with the many arti…

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