September 2023

ICYMI: 2025 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee Held Third Meeting, Heard Public Oral Comments

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Rockville, Md. – ICYMI: Last week, on September 12 and 13, the 2025 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee convened in person for its third official meeting. The meeting was livestreamed. On the first day of the meeting, the Committee heard oral comments from 83 members of the public. As part of the Departments of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Agriculture’s (USDA) ongoing efforts to increase transparency, equity, and public engagement in the Dietary Guidelines for Americans (Dietary Guidelines) development process, individuals who registered to provide comments were allotted two minutes to speak to the Committee regarding any aspect of their scientific review...

There’s Still Time to Register for the Third Meeting of the 2025-2030 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee

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On September 12 and 13, HHS and USDA will host the third meeting of the 2025 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee. The Committee is tasked with reviewing the current body of science on key nutrition and public health topics and developing a scientific report that includes its independent assessment of the evidence and recommendations for HHS and USDA as they develop the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2025-2030...

Reframing Aging

Health and Well-Being Matter. ODPHP Director RDML Paul Reed, MD.

In observance of Healthy Aging Month, Patricia D’Antonio, Executive Director for the National Center to Reframe Aging recently joined ODPHP Director Paul Reed for a discussion on the myriad ways we encounter, and even perpetuate, ageism in our everyday lives, and the importance of dispelling negative public perceptions of older adulthood and revisiting aging as not something that we “arrive at”, but rather a continuous process that we experience throughout our lifecycle.