Improving Nutrition Policy

Improving Nutrition Policy

Improving Nutrition Policy

last update on: 06/24/2024

This presentation provides an overview of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA) and examines the conflict between science and politics that prevents necessary improvements to ensure the DGA are providing healthy recommendations for all Americans.

Participants are expected to watch the video, reflect on its content, and complete the CEU self-assessment and CEU evaluation. Only upon completing this process will a participant's continuing education certificate be generated. The estimated time a learner will need to complete this self-study activity is 20 minutes. 

This activity is approved for continuing education for physicians, nurses, and dietitians. 

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


  • Present an overview of the role the DGA plays in federal nutrition assistance programs.
  • Highlight the improvements that need to be made to the DGA to ensure they are providing healthy recommendations for all Americans.
  • Empower physicians, dietitians, and other healthcare professionals to get involved in the process to revise the DGA.

Requirements for successful completion: Participants will be awarded contact hours commensurate with participation after completion of the post-test with a score of 70% or higher.




20 minutes


August 09, 2026


The following professions cannot earn credits for this course: Health & Wellness Coach, Pharmacist. Users with these professions may view the course, but will not receive a certificate upon completion.