Sarah F. Davis

The "Dietary Guidelines for Americans" is the foundation for development of Federal nutrition policy and nutrition education programs. It provides evidence-based advice on diet and lifestyle choices for the general public over age 2 in order to promote health and prevent chronic disease. Nutrition and health professionals strongly advocate the use of the Dietary Guidelines when encouraging Americans to eat a healthy diet.

First released in 1980, the Dietary Guidelines are jointly published every …

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