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Welcome to the portal for you to participate and follow the development of the 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines.

The 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans development process is under way.

The Dietary Guidelines for Americans is the cornerstone of Federal nutrition policy and nutrition education activities.

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Thank you for your interest in the Dietary Guidelines.

The U.S. Departments of Agriculture and Health and Human Services recently requested nominations to the 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee. The Departments are reviewing nominations and plan to announce the Committee membership in the coming months.

The Committee will be established to conduct an independent, science-based review of specific topics and supporting scientific questions related to nutrition and health – from birth into older adulthood.

USDA and HHS will consider the Committee’s scientific review as the Departments develop the 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans.

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About the Guidelines

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The Dietary Guidelines has been issued every five years since 1980. Visit previous editions.

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