- By Yalonda Galloway
- Posted Tuesday, March 8, 2016
National Nutrition Month: New Dietary Guidelines Support Healthy Choices for All Americans
We know that a lifetime of healthy eating helps to prevent chronic diseases like obesity, heart disease, high blood pressure, and Type 2 diabetes. The Dietary Guidelines provides a clear path for the general public, as well as policy makers and health professionals and others who reach the public, to help Americans make healthy choices. Obesity and other chronic diseases come not only with increased health risks, but also at a high cost. Healthy eating is one of the most powerful tools we have to reduce the onset of disease.
Check out the Top 10 Things you Need to Know about the New Dietary Guidelines.
For more information about the Dietary Guidelines visit http://www.choosemyplate.gov/dietary-guidelines.