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Diet & Nutrition

Overview

The ADA works closely with lawmakers, regulators, public health leaders, and others to promote balanced, nutritious diets that contribute to sound oral health in America's federal nutrition and food assistance programs.

Letters & Testimony

  • June 2, 2014Letter (PDF) addressing the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proposed rule updating the Nutrition and Supplement Facts Labels for conventional foods and dietary supplements.
  • April 28, 2014Letter (PDF) addressing implementation of the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) rule governing the nutrition standards for all foods sold on school grounds.
  • October 28, 2013Letter (PDF) addressing the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) interim final rule governing the nutrition standards for all foods sold on school grounds.
  • April 8, 2013Letter (PDF) addressing the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) proposed nutrition standards for all foods sold on school campuses.
  • December 18, 2012Coalition letter (PDF) urging the House Committee on Agriculture to defend the SNAP-Ed program during floor debate over H.R. 6083, the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2012.
  • July 23, 2012Coalition letter (PDF) calling for the Surgeon General to detail the current knowledge about the relationship(s) between specific dietary practices and oral diseases.
  • June 1, 2012Statement on the New York City mayor's proposal to ban the purchase of large-sized sugary beverages.

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