Data Analyses Used by the DGAC

Through Subcommittee 1, Food and Nutrient Intakes, and Health: Current Status and Trends, the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee may use the following data sources in drafting its report. Some were existing data; others were requested by the Committee from USDA or HHS agencies.

Nutrients of Public Health Concern

Food Group Intakes and Trends

  • Mean and usual intake distributions for food groups and subgroups, 2001-04 and 2007-10 by age/gender groups

Eating Behaviors

Intake by Food Category

Prevalence of Health Concerns and Trends

Dietary Patterns

Requesting a Document

To request a document noted as "available upon request," please contact:

Dr. Richard Olson or Dr. Kellie Casavale
Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, OASH/HHS
1101 Wootton Parkway, Suite LL100 Tower Building
Rockville, MD 20852
Telephone: (240) 453-8280

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