The Dietary Guidelines for Americans is updated every 5 years, and a new edition was recently published for 2015-2020. Learn about how the dietary guidelines have changed over the years in regards to recommended dietary fat intake. This session will cover the nutrition science research that has directed the formulation of dietary guidelines, and the impact of the guidelines on the consumer market.
- Describe the nutrition science research that has directed the evolution of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans in regards to dietary fat intake.
- Describe how the food industry has responded to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans and shaped the consumer market.
- Explain current dietary fat intake recommendations and how they fit into the dietary patterns presented in the Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2015-2020.
Suggested Learning Codes: 4030/9020
Suggested Performance Indicators: 13.2.1/4.1/6.1