US Nutrient Recommendations

Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2020–2025


The Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2020–2025 was issued jointly by the US Departments of Agriculture and of Health and Human Services in December 2020. It is the ninth edition of the Dietary Guidelines and is the first to provide recommendations by life stage, from birth to older adulthood. The Dietary Guidelines is grounded in the […]

Improving America’s Diet and Health: From Recommendations to Action


Written and organized to be accessible to a wide range of readers, Improving America’s Diet and Health explores how Americans can be persuaded to adopt healthier eating habits. Moving well beyond the “pamphlet and public service announcement” approach to dietary change, this volume investigates current eating patterns in this country, consumers’ beliefs and attitudes about […]

Nutrition Therapy Recommendations for the Management of Adults with Diabetes


In October 2013, in the journal Diabetes Care, the American Diabetes Association (ADA) published nutrition therapy recommendations for diabetics, providing the most accurate advice on what patients should eat and how to eat when they have to face this disease. Diabetes is a metabolic disorder that occurs when a patient has high levels of sugar […]