Dietary Guidelines -- Previous Guidelines

The Dietary Guidelines for Americans are the cornerstone of Federal nutrition policy and nutrition education activities. Since 1980, the Guidelines have been jointly issued and updated every 5 years by the Departments of Agriculture (USDA) and Health and Human Services (HHS).

The 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans are the current guidance; for information on the previous seven editions, click the links below.

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