The fifth edition of Nutrition and Your Health: Dietary Guidelines for
Americans was released on May 30, 2000, by Secretary Donna E.
Shalala, Department of Health and
Human Services, and Secretary Dan Glickman, Department of
Agriculture, at the National
In his weekly radio address on May 27, 2000, President Clinton
previewed the release of this joint publication of the Departments of Health
and Human Services and Agriculture.
Also at the Summit, the Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention released newly updated Growth
Charts for the United States.