Nutrition and Your Health:
Development of the Dietary Guidelines is coordinated by HHS's Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion and USDA's Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion and Agricultural Research Service.
Current Edition of the Guidelines
The fifth edition of Nutrition and Your Health: Dietary Guidelines for Americans, a joint publication of the Departments of Health and Human Services and Agriculture, was released on May 30, 2000.
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Ordering Information for Printed Copies
Single copies of the Guidelines and Using the Dietary Guidelines are available from the Consumer Information Center. Order online or call 1-888-878-3256 (M-F, 9:00 am to 8:00 pm Eastern Time).
Many other Federal publications on food and nutrition are available from the Consumer Information Center Catalog.
Selected Federal Resources
HHS and USDA provide many sources of information on nutrition and health. Selected resources are listed below:
Updated Tuesday, September 28, 2004 by ODPHP Web Support