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Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2005

Provides science-based advice to promote health and to reduce risk for major chronic diseases through diet and physical activity. Oriented toward policymakers, nutrition educators, nutritionists, and healthcare providers. Summarizes and synthesizes knowledge regarding individual nutrients and food components into recommendations for a pattern of eating that can be adopted by the public. Key Recommendations are grouped under nine inter-related focus areas. Agriculture Dept. (U.S.) Publicaiton: Home and Garden Bulletin No. 232 Health and Human Services Dept. (U.S.) Publication No. HHS-ODPHP-2005-01-DGA-A