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USDA Foods in Schools Additional Resources

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

Page updated: November 22, 2023