FCP Tastings Spring 2021 Newsletter: 2020-2025 DGA Overview

FCP Tastings Newsletter

This article provides an overview of the DGAs and reviews some of the new recommendations that have come out of this current edition of the guidelines.

  • Release Date: May 18, 2021
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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.

CPEU: 1.0
CPE Level: 2
Learning Need Codes: 3010, 3020, 3090, 4010, 4030
Performance Indicators: 6.3.6, 2.1.1, 5.2.1, 12.2.7, 13.2.1

Learning Objectives

  1. Detail the process of how the Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGAs) are created and updated.
  2. Explain the current 2020-2025 dietary guidelines and any modifications/additions made to them.
  3. Identify nutrients of concern at every life phase and develop strategies through use of the DGAs to address through food and nutrition.

Publish 2021

  • Release Date: May 18, 2021