July 2000
FoodService Director;07/15/2000, Vol. 13 Issue 7, p8
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Presents information on the Dietary Guidelines for America for 2000 provided by the United States Department of Agriculture. Basis of the guidelines; Additions to the guidelines; Three general goals of the 2000 edition.


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