Food Science Challenge: Translating the Dietary Guidelines for Americans to Bring About Real Behavior Change

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  • Sylvia Rowe,

    1. Authors Rowe and Alexander are with SR Strategy LLC, Washington, DC 20036, U.S.A. Author Almeida is with Kellogg Co., Battle Creek, MI 49017, U.S.A. Author Black is with Kraft Foods Global, Inc., Glenview, IL 60025, U.S.A. Author Burns is with Nutrition Implications, LLC, Montville, NJ 07045, U.S.A. Author Bush is with U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Science and Data Policy, Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC 20201, U.S.A. Author Crawford is with Univ. of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, U.S.A. Author Keim is with U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Davis, CA 95616, U.S.A. Author Kris-Etherton is with The Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park, PA 16802, U.S.A. Author Weaver is with Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN 47907, U.S.A. Direct inquires to author Rowe (E-mail: rowe@srstrategy.com).
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  • Nick Alexander,

    1. Authors Rowe and Alexander are with SR Strategy LLC, Washington, DC 20036, U.S.A. Author Almeida is with Kellogg Co., Battle Creek, MI 49017, U.S.A. Author Black is with Kraft Foods Global, Inc., Glenview, IL 60025, U.S.A. Author Burns is with Nutrition Implications, LLC, Montville, NJ 07045, U.S.A. Author Bush is with U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Science and Data Policy, Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC 20201, U.S.A. Author Crawford is with Univ. of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, U.S.A. Author Keim is with U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Davis, CA 95616, U.S.A. Author Kris-Etherton is with The Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park, PA 16802, U.S.A. Author Weaver is with Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN 47907, U.S.A. Direct inquires to author Rowe (E-mail: rowe@srstrategy.com).
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  • Nelson Almeida,

    1. Authors Rowe and Alexander are with SR Strategy LLC, Washington, DC 20036, U.S.A. Author Almeida is with Kellogg Co., Battle Creek, MI 49017, U.S.A. Author Black is with Kraft Foods Global, Inc., Glenview, IL 60025, U.S.A. Author Burns is with Nutrition Implications, LLC, Montville, NJ 07045, U.S.A. Author Bush is with U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Science and Data Policy, Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC 20201, U.S.A. Author Crawford is with Univ. of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, U.S.A. Author Keim is with U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Davis, CA 95616, U.S.A. Author Kris-Etherton is with The Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park, PA 16802, U.S.A. Author Weaver is with Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN 47907, U.S.A. Direct inquires to author Rowe (E-mail: rowe@srstrategy.com).
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  • Richard Black,

    1. Authors Rowe and Alexander are with SR Strategy LLC, Washington, DC 20036, U.S.A. Author Almeida is with Kellogg Co., Battle Creek, MI 49017, U.S.A. Author Black is with Kraft Foods Global, Inc., Glenview, IL 60025, U.S.A. Author Burns is with Nutrition Implications, LLC, Montville, NJ 07045, U.S.A. Author Bush is with U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Science and Data Policy, Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC 20201, U.S.A. Author Crawford is with Univ. of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, U.S.A. Author Keim is with U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Davis, CA 95616, U.S.A. Author Kris-Etherton is with The Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park, PA 16802, U.S.A. Author Weaver is with Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN 47907, U.S.A. Direct inquires to author Rowe (E-mail: rowe@srstrategy.com).
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  • Robbie Burns,

    1. Authors Rowe and Alexander are with SR Strategy LLC, Washington, DC 20036, U.S.A. Author Almeida is with Kellogg Co., Battle Creek, MI 49017, U.S.A. Author Black is with Kraft Foods Global, Inc., Glenview, IL 60025, U.S.A. Author Burns is with Nutrition Implications, LLC, Montville, NJ 07045, U.S.A. Author Bush is with U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Science and Data Policy, Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC 20201, U.S.A. Author Crawford is with Univ. of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, U.S.A. Author Keim is with U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Davis, CA 95616, U.S.A. Author Kris-Etherton is with The Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park, PA 16802, U.S.A. Author Weaver is with Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN 47907, U.S.A. Direct inquires to author Rowe (E-mail: rowe@srstrategy.com).
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  • Laina Bush,

    1. Authors Rowe and Alexander are with SR Strategy LLC, Washington, DC 20036, U.S.A. Author Almeida is with Kellogg Co., Battle Creek, MI 49017, U.S.A. Author Black is with Kraft Foods Global, Inc., Glenview, IL 60025, U.S.A. Author Burns is with Nutrition Implications, LLC, Montville, NJ 07045, U.S.A. Author Bush is with U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Science and Data Policy, Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC 20201, U.S.A. Author Crawford is with Univ. of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, U.S.A. Author Keim is with U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Davis, CA 95616, U.S.A. Author Kris-Etherton is with The Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park, PA 16802, U.S.A. Author Weaver is with Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN 47907, U.S.A. Direct inquires to author Rowe (E-mail: rowe@srstrategy.com).
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  • Patricia Crawford,

    1. Authors Rowe and Alexander are with SR Strategy LLC, Washington, DC 20036, U.S.A. Author Almeida is with Kellogg Co., Battle Creek, MI 49017, U.S.A. Author Black is with Kraft Foods Global, Inc., Glenview, IL 60025, U.S.A. Author Burns is with Nutrition Implications, LLC, Montville, NJ 07045, U.S.A. Author Bush is with U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Science and Data Policy, Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC 20201, U.S.A. Author Crawford is with Univ. of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, U.S.A. Author Keim is with U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Davis, CA 95616, U.S.A. Author Kris-Etherton is with The Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park, PA 16802, U.S.A. Author Weaver is with Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN 47907, U.S.A. Direct inquires to author Rowe (E-mail: rowe@srstrategy.com).
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  • Nancy Keim,

    1. Authors Rowe and Alexander are with SR Strategy LLC, Washington, DC 20036, U.S.A. Author Almeida is with Kellogg Co., Battle Creek, MI 49017, U.S.A. Author Black is with Kraft Foods Global, Inc., Glenview, IL 60025, U.S.A. Author Burns is with Nutrition Implications, LLC, Montville, NJ 07045, U.S.A. Author Bush is with U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Science and Data Policy, Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC 20201, U.S.A. Author Crawford is with Univ. of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, U.S.A. Author Keim is with U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Davis, CA 95616, U.S.A. Author Kris-Etherton is with The Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park, PA 16802, U.S.A. Author Weaver is with Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN 47907, U.S.A. Direct inquires to author Rowe (E-mail: rowe@srstrategy.com).
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  • Penny Kris-Etherton,

    1. Authors Rowe and Alexander are with SR Strategy LLC, Washington, DC 20036, U.S.A. Author Almeida is with Kellogg Co., Battle Creek, MI 49017, U.S.A. Author Black is with Kraft Foods Global, Inc., Glenview, IL 60025, U.S.A. Author Burns is with Nutrition Implications, LLC, Montville, NJ 07045, U.S.A. Author Bush is with U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Science and Data Policy, Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC 20201, U.S.A. Author Crawford is with Univ. of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, U.S.A. Author Keim is with U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Davis, CA 95616, U.S.A. Author Kris-Etherton is with The Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park, PA 16802, U.S.A. Author Weaver is with Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN 47907, U.S.A. Direct inquires to author Rowe (E-mail: rowe@srstrategy.com).
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  • Connie Weaver

    1. Authors Rowe and Alexander are with SR Strategy LLC, Washington, DC 20036, U.S.A. Author Almeida is with Kellogg Co., Battle Creek, MI 49017, U.S.A. Author Black is with Kraft Foods Global, Inc., Glenview, IL 60025, U.S.A. Author Burns is with Nutrition Implications, LLC, Montville, NJ 07045, U.S.A. Author Bush is with U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Science and Data Policy, Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC 20201, U.S.A. Author Crawford is with Univ. of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, U.S.A. Author Keim is with U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Davis, CA 95616, U.S.A. Author Kris-Etherton is with The Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park, PA 16802, U.S.A. Author Weaver is with Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN 47907, U.S.A. Direct inquires to author Rowe (E-mail: rowe@srstrategy.com).
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Abstract

Abstract:  Food scientists and nutrition scientists (dietitians and nutrition communicators) are tasked with creating strategies to more closely align the American food supply and the public's diet with the Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA). This paper is the result of 2 expert dialogues to address this mandate, which were held in Chicago, Illinois, and Washington, D.C., in early October 2010 between these 2 key scientific audiences. It is an objective that has largely eluded public health experts over the past several decades. This document takes the perspective of food scientists who are tasked with making positive modifications to the food supply, both in innovating and reformulating food products, to respond to both the DGA recommendations, and to consumer desires, needs, and choices. The paper is one of two to emerge from those October 2010 discussions; the other article focuses on the work of dietitians and nutrition communicators in effecting positive dietary change.

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