New Healthy Eating Guidelines
|Wednesday, 20 April 2011 21:34|
Earlier this year, the USDA (US Department of Agriculture) and DHHS (Department of Health and Human Services) unveiled the 2010 Dietary Guidelines (DGA) to help Americans make healthier food choices and confront the obesity epidemic. The DGA provides healthy eating advice that promotes good health and disease prevention for healthy Americans ages 2 and older.
Below are some of the tips provided to help consumers translate the Dietary Guidelines into their everyday lives:
Foods to Increase
Foods to Reduce
For more information on the dietary guidelines visit www.dietaryguidelines.gov.
The Executive Summary document is a very useful tool that details the
food and food components you should decrease and the food and nutrient
components you should increase to improve your health and reduce your
risk for disease.