2000 Dietary Guidelines

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Nutrition and Your Health: Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2000

This 2000 Dietary Guidelines policy document features the final recommendations developed and released by the federal government.

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Summary of the Guidelines

This webpage summarizes the 2000 Dietary Guidelines.

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Using the Dietary Guidelines for Americans [PDF – 282 KB] *

This brochure includes a summary of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2000, as well as recommendations for choosing sensible portion sizes, keeping food safe to eat, limiting fat intake, and following the food pyramid.

Summary chart of guidelines, 1980 - 2000

Summary Chart of Guidelines, 1980–2000 [PDF – 9 KB] *

This chart summarizes the changes to and differences in the Dietary Guidelines for Americans from 1980 to 2000.

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The Report of the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee on Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2000

This report presents the 2000 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee’s recommendations to the federal government based on nutrition science evidence. The federal government used this report to inform the 2000 Dietary Guidelines.

Radio Address by the President to the Nation, May 27, 2000

In this radio address, President Clinton announced the release of the 2000 Dietary Guidelines.

* Some older versions of these documents are only available in PDF format.