2020 Dietary Guidelines

Dietary Guidelines Are Only for Healthy Americans…A Surprise from the 2020 Guidelines’ Kick-off Meeting

Dietary Guidelines Are Only for Healthy Americans…A Surprise from the 2020 Guidelines’ Kick-off Meeting

The advisory committee appointed to oversee the science for the next set of Dietary Guidelines, in 2020 held its inaugural meeting last month—with some startling surprises. Most extraordinary was the government’s assertion that at a time when 60% of the population is afflicted with some kind of nutrition-related disease, the Guidelines will continue to be a policy for healthy Americans only.

Government Rejects Most of National Academies’ Recs for Improving the Dietary Guidelines’ Advisory Committee

Government Rejects Most of National Academies’ Recs for Improving the Dietary Guidelines’ Advisory Committee

Earlier this month, the agencies responsible for the U.S. Dietary Guidelines for Americans quietly dismissed improvements suggested by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine, to increase transparency of the DGA Advisory Committee and manage member biases.