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This article will explain the process of how the DGAs are created, main recommendations for every life stage, along with specific recommendations for 0 to 23 months, 2 to 18 years, pregnancy and lactation, and older adults.
CPE Level: 2
Learning Need Codes: 3010, 3020, 3090, 4010, 4030
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- Detail the process of how the Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGAs) are created and updated.
- Explain the current 2020-2025 dietary guidelines and any modifications/additions made to them.
- Identify nutrients of concern at every life phase and develop strategies through use of the DGAs to address through food and nutrition.