About This Webinar

This is an exciting time for the Dietary Guidelines for Americans! Since being created in 1980, for the first time the DGAs are addressing guidelines for 0 to 2 years of age, along with pregnant and lactating women. The presenter will review the history of the DGAs, review the latest modifications, additions, and controversies. Moreover, she will review ways to communicate these guidelines to clients and the general public.


1) Understand the process of how the dietary guidelines are created.

2) Explain the current 2020-2025 dietary guidelines and any modifications or additions made to them.

3) Communicate healthful eating messages to patients or clients based on the dietary guidelines and MyPlate.