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USDA, HHS Seek DGAC Nominations, Announce DGA Topics and Scientific Questions

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

(North American Meat Institute)

USDA and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a request for nominations for the 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC). Nominations are due by October 6, 2018. USDA and HHS also posted the topics and scientific questions that will be used by the DGAC to develop the 2020-2025 edition of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA). In addition to a focus on life stages ranging from birth to older adulthood, the topics and questions emphasize dietary patterns and beverage consumption, current intakes of food groups and nutrients, nutrients of public health concern and prevalence of nutrition-related chronic health conditions.

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