Published every 5 years, the Guidelines reflect the current body of nutrition science and help Americans make healthy food and beverage choices and serve as the foundation for vital nutrition policies and programs across the United States.
An updated toolkit for health professionals, with consumer-friendly fact sheets based on the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2020-2025. Use the materials in the toolkit to share key messages with patients, clients, and peers about evidence-based nutrition guidance and empower them to make healthy food and beverage choices. This edition of the Dietary Guidelines reflects the current body of nutrition science and serves as the foundation for nutrition policies and programs across the United States.
This tool calculates daily nutrient recommendations based on the Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs) established by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. The data represents the most current scientific knowledge on nutrient needs however individual requirements may be higher or lower than DRI recommendations.
Learn about proven, science-based methods to help people get the recommended amounts of healthy foods — like fruits, vegetables, and whole grains — to reduce their risk for chronic diseases and improve their health. Use these resources to develop programs and policies that are informed by evidence on what's effective, replicable, scalable, and sustainable.