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make every bite count with the Dietary Guidelines for Americans

Dietary Guidelines for Americans 

The DGAs are the cornerstone of federal nutrition policy and nutrition education activities. They are jointly issued and updated every 5 years by the Departments of Agriculture (USDA) and Health and Human Services (HHS).

Healthy Eating Index

Healthy Eating Index 

The Healthy Eating Index (HEI) is a measure of diet quality that assesses conformance to federal dietary guidance

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MyPlate

Food Guidance System translates nutritional recommendations into the kinds and amounts of food to eat each day.

06/17/2021