NCA Submits Comments to 2020-2025 US Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee

Related: NCA Update from the 2020 US Dietary Guidelines Scientific Review

The following is an excerpt from
the latest
NCA Member Alert

Do you remember the Food Guide
or MyPlate?

Every 5 years, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Department
of Health and Human Services (HHS) issues a new edition of the Dietary
.  These are dietary
recommendations for Americans to practice healthy eating habits.

Shaped by the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC), these guidelines have an enormous impact on US perceptions and behaviors regarding nutrition and health, which is why it’s critical to communicate the science on coffee and health.

Dr. Mark Corey, NCA Director of Scientific & Government Affairs,
recently attended the 2020-2025 DGAC’s public meeting on July 10th
and 11th in Washington, D.C. to observe and learn more about their
review process. (Read
his recap  from the meeting here

Late yesterday, working with our Science Leadership Council (SLC), the
NCA submitted comments to inform the DGAC about the large body of scientific
evidence that is available on coffee and health, and requested the inclusion of
coffee as a healthy beverage option.

Read our comment letter here.

NCA Members can read the full Member Alert here. For more information on benefits of membership, please check out our
website at , or
e-mail or Mrs. Theresa Bartlett, Director of
Member Relations at   

To learn more about coffee and
health, please visit our websites at and

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