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Dietary Guidelines for Americans

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

The fifth meeting of the 2010 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee took place on April 13-14, 2010. (The meeting was originally scheduled for early February but was postponed due to inclement weather in the DC area.) Below are the materials for DGAC Meeting 5. This meeting was held via Webinar format.

  Federal Register notice PDF
  Computer and audio tips PDF
  Webinar FAQs PDF
  Agenda PDF
  Additional resources
    Charts and tables
      Grading the Evidence PDF
      Sodium and Potassium Correlations PDF
      Sodium - Usual Intakes from Food and Water PDF
      Potassium - Sources Among the US Population HTM
      Selected Nutrients from Coffee and Tea PDF
      Intakes of Energy and Macronutrients by Children PDF
    Technical reports
      Fruit and Vegetable Washing Practices: Estimates from the 2006 FDA/FSIS Food Safety Survey* PDF
      Food Handling Behaviors: Estimates from the 2006 FDA/FSIS Food Safety Survey* PDF
      Alcoholic Beverage Consumption by Adults 21 Years and Over in the United States: Results from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2003-2006 PDF
      * Source: 2006 FDA/FSIS Food Safety Survey, Division of Social Sciences, Office of Regulations, Policy and Social Sciences, CFSAN
  Archived recordings of Meeting 5 PDF*
Download WebEx Player to play the .wrf files
  Transcripts of Meeting 5
    Day 1 PDF
    Day 2 PDF
  Minutes (meeting summary) from Meeting 5 PDF
  Comment summaries

* Text versions of the archived (audio) recordings and the expert presentations can be found within the meeting transcripts.

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Last Modified: December 11, 2013 12:52 PM

Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2010
     Policy Document
 Press Release
 Executive Summary
 Selected Messages
Questions & Answers
 Public Comments
 Slide Presentation 
 Consumer Brochure 
 Message Calendar
 Webcast of Launch
2010 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee
    Report to the Secretaries of USDA and HHS (6/15/10)  
    Media Briefing
  Audio MWV
  Transcript PDF
Committee Meetings
First Meeting
Second Meeting
Third Meeting
Fourth Meeting
Fifth Meeting
Sixth (Final) Meeting
Committee Members
  Nominations PDF
  Committee PDF
  Timetable PDF
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