Dietary guidelines for
“The Dietary Guidelines
for Americans provide valuable and realistic recommendations based on the
latest scientific research to help people eat well and stay healthy,”
according to the food and nutrition experts of the American Dietetic
Association. The guidelines include nine focus areas listed below; the
links will take you to PDF files.
The 9 Focus Areas
Adequate Nutrients Within
Food Groups to Encourage
Sodium & Potassium
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