The 2005 Dietary Guidelines for Americans Adherence Index: development and application.

  title={The 2005 Dietary Guidelines for Americans Adherence Index: development and application.},
  author={Jeanene J Fogli-Cawley and Johanna T. Dwyer and Edward Saltzman and Marjorie L McCullough and Lisa M. Troy and Paul F Jacques},
  journal={The Journal of nutrition},
  volume={136 11},
The sixth edition of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA) was released in January 2005, with revised healthy eating recommendations for all adult Americans. We developed the 2005 Dietary Guidelines Adherence Index (DGAI) as a measure of adherence to the key dietary intake recommendations. Eleven index items assess adherence to energy-specific food intake recommendations, and 9 items assess adherence to "healthy choice" nutrient intake recommendations. Each item was scored from a minimum… CONTINUE READING
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