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The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is requesting comments by the public as they finalize voluntary guidelines for companies that make dietary supplement claims, such as claims that help with weight loss or other health-related outcomes. Submit comments by following the instructions in the "Addresses" section of the announcement.


The 2014 update of the United States Departments of Agriculture (USDA) National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 27 , has been launched. Containing data for more than 8,600 food items, the database is compiled by scientists at USDA's Agricultural Research Service (ARS) Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center (BHNRC) in Beltsville, Maryland.


The United States Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP) is proud to announce Consuma una alimentación saludable • Manténgase activo Talleres comunitarios , the Spanish-language collection of the Eat Healthy*Be Active Community Workshop Series. Both versions are available for download here.


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