Academy Represents the Profession at January 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee Meeting

01/24/2020 - The Academy's process for providing input to help guide the development of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans has resulted in significant successes and provided valuable input on questions of scientific process, applicability of the guidelines to the general public and ways to facilitate implementation of the dietary recommendations issued every five years by the U.S. Departments of Agriculture and Health and Human Services.

Read the Academy's oral comments on the 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans as shared during the January 24, 2020 meeting of the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, highlighting in part the recent U.S. Government Accountability Office report on the need for the guidelines to address nutritional needs of the elderly.