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Pregnancy & Birth to 24 Months
Dietary Patterns
Dietary Guidelines
Nutrition Education


Pregnancy & Birth to 24 Months

Altman J, Spahn J, Stoody EE, Rihane C, Casavale KO, Olson R. Laying the foundation for expanding the dietary guidelines for americans to address children
from birth to 24 months and women who are pregnant.
J Acad Nutr Diet. 2015;115(5):693-4. PubMed PMID: 25911339.

Raiten DJ, Raghavan R, Porter A, Obbagy JE, Spahn JS. Executive summary: evaluating the evidence base to support the inclusion of infants and children from birth to 24 mo of age in the Dietary Guidelines for Americans—"the B-24 Project." Am J Clin Nutr. 2014;99 663S-691S.

Obbagy JE, Blum-Kemelor DM, Essery EV, Lyon JMG, Spahn JM. USDA Nutrition Evidence Library: Methodology used to identify topics and develop systematic review questions for the birth-24 month population. Am J Clin Nutr. 2014; 99:1-5.

Dietary Patterns

Nutrition Evidence Library. A series of systematic reviews on the relationship between dietary patterns and health outcomes. Alexandria, VA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion, March 2014.

Dietary Guidelines

2015 DGAC Report
2010 DGAC Report

2010 DGAC NEL Nutrition Insights:
USDA Nutrition Insights
These Insights are plain-language summaries of NEL systematic reviews focusing on specific topics addressed by the 2010 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee. These are designed to communicate NEL evidence to a broad audience including the nutrition community, public health and policy groups, and evidence analysis libraries or centers. Each Insight covers a brief review of the scientific evidence, and the link to related Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommendations.
2010 DGAC Published Articles:

Nutrition Education

Nutrition Evidence Library. A Series of Systematic Reviews on the Effects of Nutrition Education on Children’s and Adolescents’ Dietary Intake.  Alexandria, VA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion, 9/27/2012.
Appendices A-C
Appendices D-J

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