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Historical Dietary Guidance Digital Collection

The United States government has published dietary advice for more than one hundred years. In response to popular interest in these documents, the National Agricultural Library has collected, digitized, and united more than 1,200 items into a single online tool, the Historical Dietary Guidance Digital Collection.

The Historical Dietary Guidance Digital Collection allows the public to discover and research the history of nutrition education and dietary advice online. Materials in this collection include historical nutrition education materials, such as posters, recipes, and radio transcripts, as well as current nutrition education materials.

These documents are historical; please do not assume this content reflects current scientific knowledge, policies, or practices.