Dietary Guidelines for Americans

Cover of Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2005Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2005

Dietary Guidelines for Americans is published jointly every 5 years by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Department of Agriculture (USDA). The Guidelines provide authoritative advice for people two years and older about how good dietary habits can promote health and reduce risk for major chronic diseases.

The 2005 edition of the Guidelines was released at 11 AM, January 12, 2005.

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  • Healthy Lifestyles (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services)
  • 5 A Day (National Cancer Institute, NIH, HHS)
  • Verb (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, HHS)
  • Milk Matters (National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, NIH, HHS)

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