WIN Wyoming

Thought Bullets
July 2000

The fifth edition of Dietary Guidelines for Americans was recently released. The new guidelines emphasize physical activity as important for healthy living. The complete guidelines and accompanying text can be downloaded from the Internet at

Here are a few quotes from the new guidelines that align with WIN Wyoming principles:

Source: Nutrition and Your Health: Dietary Guidelines for Americans. 5th ed. Washington, DC: US Departments of Agriculture and Health and Human Services; 2000. Home and Garden Bulletin No. 232.

Compiled by Betty Holmes, MS, RD

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