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General Information

Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2005

Dietary Guidelines 2005: Complete overview from HealthierUS.gov

Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2005: Nutrition Service Providers Guide

USDA Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2005. For professionals.

FAQs: Dietary Reference Intakes and Dietary Guidelines in OAA Nutrition Programs from the National Resource Center on Nutrition, Physical Activity & Aging

Key Recommendations for Older Adults

Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2005 Older Adult Brochure
Getting older. Living healthier. Feeling better.

Older Adult Health Factsheets

Get the Most Nutrition Out of Your Calories

Choose Carbohydrates Wisely

Eat Plenty of Fruits & Vegetables

Know Your Fats

Sodium & Potassium

Play It Safe with Food

For a Healthy Weight, Find Your Balance Between Food & Physical Activity

Be Physically Active

Powerpoint Presentations Available for Use

From University of Nebraska Extension Program

Tips for using the 2005 DGs and MyPyramid

Using the MyPyramid Guidelines to avoid portion distortion

Presentation specifically addressing food-borne illness

Spending your calorie salary: Highly animated PowerPoint

MyPyramid for Seniors: From University of Connecticut EFNEP

Lessons & Tutorials

From University of Missouri Extension Program

MyPyramid lesson plans for pre-K, 1-3, 4-5, 6-8 grades.

MyPyramid 101: Introduction and overview

University of Florida resource page: For adults, youth and educators

From International Food Information Council

In Practice

Salad recipes using new Dietary Guidelines from University of Nebraska

Emergency Food Pyramid from University of Ohio Extension

Media Resources & Graphics

Graphics and animation from MyPyramid.org

MyPyramid posters, hand-outs and presentations from Food and Health Communications

Dietary Guideline posters, hand-outs, and presentaions from Food and Heath Communications

MyPyramid Food Guide available FREE for PDAs, personal computers



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