foodcomposition

foodcomposition - MyPyramid USDAs New Food Guidance System...

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1 MyPyramid USDA’s New Food Guidance System United States Department of Agriculture History of USDA’s Food Guidance 1940s 1950s-1960s 1970s 1992 2005 Food for Young Children 1916 Basic Four key nutrients 1. Dairy - calcium 2. Meat - protein 4. Bread & Grains - energy
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2 Modified Basic Four 1. Serving of plant oil - Vit E 2. Whole grains 3. Iron & Iodine --1992-- Food Guide Pyramid --2005-- MyPyramid
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3 Reasons for Revising— Updating the Science • To ensure that the guidance reflects the latest nutrition science – New nutrient standards—DRI – New Dietary Guidelines – Food consumption and composition data Reasons for Revising— Improving Implementation • To improve the Pyramid’s effectiveness with consumers – Motivational tools—new graphic and slogan – Educational tools—education framework, consumer messages, website, and interactive tools Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs) • National Academy of Sciences, Institute of Medicine • Recommended intake levels for vitamins, minerals, and macronutrients • Current recommendations issued from 1997-2004
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4 Dietary Guidelines for Americans , 2005 • Dietary recommendations for health promotion and chronic disease prevention • Based on Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee report, public comments • For policymakers, health professionals Stages in Development Science base developed—2001 to 2004 • Technical analysis process to establish the food intake patterns—“what and how much to eat” • Completed in concert with development of the 2005 Dietary Guidelines
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5 Developing MyPyramid Food
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