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New Dietary Guidelines Released on January 31

My Pyramid The new Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2010 will be released January 31, 2011, 10 a.m. EST

On Monday, January 31, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will hold a joint press at the George Washington University Jack Morton Auditorium to release the new 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius will discuss the Guidelines and provide key insights into the new recommendations.

Joining the Secretaries will be Dr. Robert Post, Deputy Director of USDA’s Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion, and Rear Admiral Penelope Slade-Sawyer, HHS Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.

More information and a link to attend the live webcast of the press conference on January 31 can be found at http://www.DietaryGuidelines.gov.  In addition, copies of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2010 will be available immediately following the press conference.

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