Dietary Guidelines for Americans
are the cornerstone of Federal
nutrition policy and nutrition
The Dietary Guidelines are
jointly issued and updated every
5 years by the Departments of
and Health and Human Services (HHS).
authoritative advice for people
two years and older about how
good dietary habits can promote
health and reduce risk for major
The 2005 Dietary Guidelines remain the current guidance until the 2010 Dietary Guidelines are published.
Development of the 2010 Dietary Guidelines
Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee Meetings
The first two Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee meetings have been held. For details on these, see the right column. The transcript
and minutes from the second meeting (January 29-30, 2009) will be available soon.
The third meeting is tentatively scheduled for April 29-30, 2009. Details will be posted soon.
Providing Comments to the Committee
Comments related to the 2010 Dietary Guidelines revision process can be submitted on a continuous basis anytime through the completion of the Advisory Committee's report.
To submit or view comments, click on the appropriate link below.