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Fifth Edition

May 27, 2000:  In his weekly radio broadcast, President Clinton announced the release of the fifth edition of Nutrition and Your Health: Dietary Guidelines for Americans, a joint publication of the Departments of Health and Human Services and Agriculture.  (The initial release of the Guidelines requires the Adobe® Acrobat® Reader™ to view.)

May 30, 2000:  The formal release of the new Guidelines will take place Tuesday, May 30, at 9:30 am at the National Nutrition Summit.  At the Summit, there will be a taped message from the President, and both Secretary Donna E. Shalala, Department of Health and Human Services, and Secretary Dan Glickman, Department of Agriculture, will take part.

Also at the Summit, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will release newly updated Growth Charts for the United States.

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