Dietary Guidelines

The members of the 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee have been announced!

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Nutrition Evidence Library

The USDA’s NEL is a systematic review library that uses a state-of-the-art methodology to review, evaluate, and synthesize food- and nutrition-related research.

Cost of Raising a Child, 2015
The Cost of Raising a Child

Expenditures on Children by Families, also known as the Cost of Raising a Child, estimates the cost of raising children from birth through age 17 for major budgetary components.

What's Cooking?

The What’s Cooking? USDA Mixing Bowl is a collection of quick, delicious, cost-effective recipes for every type of cook.

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Mission Statement

Mission Statement

The USDA Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion works to improve the health and well-being of Americans by developing and promoting dietary guidance that links scientific research to the nutrition needs of consumers.