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  • Development and evaluation of the Healthy Eating Index-2005 

    Guenther, Patricia M.; Reedy, Jill; Krebs-Smith, Susan M.; Reeve, Bryce B.; Basiotis, P. Peter (United States. Department of Agriculture. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion, 2007-11)
    The Healthy Eating Index (HEI) was developed to measure compliance with dietary guidelines, and is used by the USDA to monitor change in the Nation's diet. The HEI-2005 was specifically developed to measure compliance ...
  • Diet quality of Americans in 1994-96 and 2001-02 as measured by the Healthy Eating Index-2005 

    Guenther, Patricia M.; Juan, WenYen; Reedy, Jill; Britten, Patricia; Lino, Mark; Carlson, Andrea; Hiza, Hazel H.; Krebs-Smith, Susan M. (United States. Department of Agriculture. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion., 2008-08)
    This publication describes the diet quality of Americans 1994-96 and 2001-02, as measured by the Healthy Eating Index-2005.
  • Dietary Guidelines 2010: selected messages for consumers 

    United States. Department of Agriculture; United States. Department of Health and Human Services (United States. Department of AgricultureUnited States. Department of Health and Human Services, 2011-06)
    This one-page document breaks down the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans into three categories: balancing calories, foods to increase, and foods to reduce. Two simple recommendations are made in each category.
  • Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2010 

    United States. Department of Agriculture; United States. Department of Health and Human Services (United States. Department of AgricultureUnited States. Department of Health and Human Services, 2010-12)
    This publication represents the 7th edition of the Dietary Guidelines. The Dietary Guidelines are usually released every five years or so. The Guidelines provide science-based nutrition guidelines for all Americans aged ...
  • Getting started with MyPlate 

    United States. Department of Agriculture. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion (United States. Department of Agriculture. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion, 2011-06)
    This three-page document introduces the MyPlate concept as a replacement for Food Pyramid. The document contains an overview of the ChooseMyPlate.gov website, points readers to consumer resources, and offers other basic ...
  • [Healthy People 2020 Objectives] 

    United States. Department of Health and Human Services. (United States. Department of Health and Human Services., 2012-05-03)
    Healthy People provides science-based, 10-year objectives for improving the health of all Americans. Healthy People 2020 launched on December 2, 2010, and focuses on 42 specific topic areas. Topic areas range from access ...
  • Healthy recipes from the White House to you: HealthierUS school challenge celebration 

    Let's Move.; United States. Department of Agriculture. (United States. Department of Agriculture.Let's Move., 2011-10-17)
    A document generated as part of the Let's Move campaign, this compilation of five recipes from the White House kitchen includes a note from First Lady Michelle Obama. The document was distributed to schools that received ...
  • Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 

    United States. Congress. (United States Government Printing Office, 2010-12-13)
    The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 Legislation (Public Law 111-296) represents a federal statute signed into existence by President Barack Obama in December 2010. The bill funds nutrition and free lunch programs ...
  • Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010, Section 204: Local School Wellness Policies. 5-Year Technical Assistance and Guidance Plan 

    United States. Department of Agriculture. Food and Nutrition Service; United States. Department of Education; United States. Department of Health and Human Services; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.) (United States. Department of Agriculture. Food and Nutrition ServiceUnited States. Department of EducationUnited States. Department of Health and Human ServicesCenters for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.), 2011-09-20)
    This document provides a 5-year technical assistance and guidance plan for schools to implement, locally, the federal requirements detailed by the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act (HHFKA) of 2010 (Public Law 111-296, Section ...
  • Let's eat: for the health of it 

    United States. Department of Health and Human Services.; United States. Department of Agriculture. (United States. Department of Health and Human ServicesUnited States. Department of Agriculture., 2011-06)
    The MyPlate brochure is a consumer resource that offers four recommendations for becoming healthier: building a healthy plate, cutting back on foods high in solid fats, added sugars, and sat, eating the right amount of ...
  • Nutrient content of the U.S. food supply, 2005 

    Hiza, H.A.B.; Bente, L.; Fungwe, T. (United States. Department of Agriculture. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion., 2008-03)
    This report estimates the availability and percentage contributions of nutrients by major food groups. There are data for monitoring the potential of the food supply to meet nutritional needs; for examining relationships ...
  • Nutrition Standards in the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs 

    United States. Department of Agriculture. Food and Nutrition Service. (United States. Department of Agriculture. Food and Nutrition Service., 2012-01-26)
    "Effective March 26, 2012, this final rule updates the meal patterns and nutrition standards for the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs to align them with the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. This rule ...
  • Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act 

    United States. Congress. (United States. Government Printing Office., 2004-07-02)
    The stated purpose of this law is to provide assistance to the States in the establishment, maintenance,operation, and expansion of school lunch programs, and for other purposes.