The dietary guidelines are issued every five years by the Agriculture Department and the Department of Health and Human Services. Let's take a look at this year's guidelines.
We know much less for sure than we think, and recommendations that forcefully tell people exactly what and precisely how much they should or should not eat can be counterproductive.
The guidelines are the basis of everything from school lunch programs to the diets promoted in bestselling books, but in recent years some scientists have begun to question the one-size-fits-all approach.
"Healthy diet and lifestyle are the keys to preventing and managing cardiovascular disease," states American Heart Association.
The U.S. government on Thursday issued new dietary guidelines that suggested for the first time that consumers limit their consumption of added sweeteners at a specific level.
Encouraging people to eat a low-fat diet is making Britain's weight problem worse not better, and having a disastrous impact on health.
Jainism is one of the most beautiful, and most difficult faiths to adhere strictly to. The Jain Dietary Guidelines includes a thick list of dos and donts.
Diabetes: To help you tackle the issue better during the winter season, The American Diabetes Association (ADA) issued new guidelines that included some useful dietary suggestions as well.
AYUSH Ministry has recently released fresh guidelines, focusing on the preventive measures for self-care while staying at home.
Ayurveda has a different set of guidelines to share when it comes to snacking.