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House Democrats’ Health Care Bill Includes Important Menu Labeling Provision

The Affordable Health Care for America Act empowers consumers to make healthy and nutritious choices by requiring chain restaurants to list calorie counts for each menu option.  This provision is great news for the millions of Americans who want to make informed decisions about the food they eat.  Now, Americans can walk into a restaurant and compare calories so they can choose the food option that will best fit their health and wellness needs.  By enabling more Americans to eat healthier this provision will drive down the number of Americans battling chronic illnesses like heart disease and diabetes, make health care more affordable and create a healthier, more productive population.

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Donna Edwards

Representing the 4th District of MD
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Meet Congresswoman Donna Edwards and you’ll immediately sense her strong energy and enthusiasm for her work on behalf of people in her community. According to Edwards – who represents portions of Maryland’s Prince George’s and Montgomery counties – the experience so far has “been really invigorating – exciting.”

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