Dietary Guidelines, 2010
• Americans are overweight or obese and under nourished.Individual, societal, and environmental efforts and interventions are called for.
• Four directives related to reducing overweight and obesity,Calorie, sodium, solid fat, added sugars, refined grains, and non-nutritious food intake, and increasing plant-based eating and physical activity.
• Nine sustainable food environment changes centered on improving nutrition, food, and cooking literacy and skills,physical education, financial incentives and agricultural programs that ensure healthy and sustainable eating and food security and portion control.
• Eight topic-specific finding areas that promote energy balance and weight control, adequate nutrient, protein, and water intake, whole grains, food safety, and limited SFA (<7%),cholesterol (<300 mg/day), sodium (<2,300 mg /day to 1,500mg/day) and alcohol intake.