Mission: Readiness Urges Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee to Promote Drinking Water
Ensuring that safe drinking water is available to all Americans, especially children, is a public health and national security imperative
Mission: Readiness urged the promotion of drinking water instead of sugar-sweetened beverages in written testimony to a listening session on the 2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans hosted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture on November 28.
Water is an essential, calorie-free alternative that can be used to counter obesity, which is the leading medical reason why young Americans cannot join the military.
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