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.

Now Open: Registration to Attend the Fifth Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee Meeting

The Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee will hold its fifth meeting on March 12 and 13 in Washington, D.C. The meeting will include presentations by each subcommittee, deliberation by the full Committee, and plans to finalize its work. Register now to attend the meeting either in-person or by webcast...

Now Open: Registration to Attend the Fourth Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee Meeting and to Provide Oral Comments

The Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee will hold its fourth meeting on January 23 and 24 at the USDA Children’s Nutrition Research Center in Houston, Texas. Members of the public are able to attend the meeting in-person or view by webcast after registering online. The first day of the meeting will include presentations by each subcommittee and deliberation by the full Committee...