Through collaborative research and evaluation with our diverse partners worldwide, we work to reduce diet-related disparities and create a more healthful food system and food environment.

Chile Phase 1 Results

In Chile, households bought less sugar, saturated fat, sodium, and overall calories during Phase 1 of the Law of Food Labeling and Advertising.

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SuperSNAP participation is associated with substantial increases in healthy food purchases

South Africa FOPL RCT
South Africa experiments with warning labels

Nutrient warning labels come out ahead in a new randomized controlled trial, compared to multiple traffic lights and Guideline Daily Amounts labels

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Chile TV Advert Study
Ban works better to protect children in Chile

Study finds that children saw 73% fewer TV ads for unhealthy foods and drinks under trailblazing marketing restrictions

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All over the world, healthy food policies are improving public health and reducing the burden of disease.

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Taxes, marketing restrictions, front-of-package labels, and school nutrition policies are making a measurable impact.

Explore GFRP policy research

We maintain a set of maps showing nutrition policies enacted worldwide, as well as fact sheets summarizing evidence for various nutrition policies.

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Recent News

Price tag messaging can amplify the benefit of taxes

Researchers at UNC-Chapel Hill have found that combining taxes on sugary drinks with added messaging on price tags further discourages parents from wanting to buy sugary drinks for their children.  Currently, over 60 countries and smaller jurisdictions around the world have […]

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