A National Approach to Restaurant Menu Labeling: The Patient Protection and Affordable Health Care Act, Section 4205

      As health care professionals and researchers continue their efforts to determine effective ways of addressing the continuing national struggle with overweight and obesity, legislators, too, have sought to do their part.
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      • Grassroots Efforts behind Restaurant Menu Labeling Legislation
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          I read the recent article on menu labeling (“A National Approach to Restaurant Menu Labeling: The Patient Protection and Affordable Health Care Act, Section 4205,” September 2010) with great interest. It's terrific that ADA is currently embracing menu labeling; however, the article did not mention the hard work and dedication that many ADA members put in across the country to help enact local laws. Without these local laws, national menu labeling would never have happened. In many cases, local registered dietitians worked on menu labeling despite ADA's stated opposition or neutrality to these policies.
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