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Dietary Guidelines for Americans

The Dietary Guidelines for Americans are the cornerstone of Federal nutrition policy and nutrition education activities.

This PowerPoint slide deck was prepared by USDA’s Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion and may be used by professionals ― either in its entirety or as selected slides ― in presentations about the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2010. This presentation covers the process of establishing the Dietary Guidelines and the highlights of the policy.

Before downloading and using these slides, please note that if you are on the same panel as CNPP staff or officials, please be aware that these slides will be used by the staff or officials and you should coordinate presentations appropriately to avoid duplication.

PowerPoint 2007
  Complete Set (59 slides, 11.1 MB)
  Part 1 - Process (12 slides, 2.6 MB)
  Part 2 - Chapters 1 and 2* (13 slides, 3.9 MB)
  Part 3 - Chapters 3 and 4* (22 slides, 4.0 MB)
  Part 4 - Chapters 5 through end* (12 slides, 2.6 MB)
If you cannot open these slide sets, try this:

Some operating systems automatically compress (zip) these files for download. To access the slides, choose the "Save As" option, save the file to your desktop (or wherever), and then open the files within the PowerPoint program. Once in PowerPoint, choose "Open," then "All File Types," and select the zipped file. You can then save the file as a PowerPoint presentation. You'll only have to do this once.
Additionally, here is another version of the same slides.
PowerPoint 1997-2003
  Complete Set (59 slides, 22.7 MB)
  Part 1 - Process (12 slides, 14.1 MB)
  Part 2 - Chapters 1 and 2* (13 slides, 14.0 MB)
  Part 3 - Chapters 3 and 4* (22 slides, 14.2 MB)
  Part 4 - Chapters 5 through end* (12 slides, 12.7 MB)

* For chapter details, refer to the table of contents of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2010 Policy Document.

Last Modified: December 11, 2013 12:52 PM

Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2010
    • Dietary Guidelines Policy
• Press Release
• Executive Summary
• Selected Messages
• Backgrounder
• Questions & Answers
• Public Comments
• Slide Presentation
2010 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee
    Report to the Secretaries of USDA and HHS (6/15/10)  
    Media Briefing
  • Audio MWV
  • Transcript PDF
Committee Meetings
• First Meeting
• Second Meeting
• Third Meeting
• Fourth Meeting
• Fifth Meeting
• Sixth (Final) Meeting
Committee Members
  • Nominations PDF
  • Committee PDF
  • Timetable PDF
Related Materials
• Nutrition Evidence Library
  • Previous Guidelines
  • Related Topics 
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  • Windows Media (PC)