Through collaborative research and evaluation with our partners worldwide, we work to create a more healthful food system and food environment.

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Taking nutrition research to a new level
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South Africa's Health Promotion Levy has reduced purchases of sugar-sweetened beverages
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All over the world, healthy food policies are improving public health and reducing the burden of disease.

See where we work

Taxes, marketing restrictions, front-of-packaging 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

Nutrition is personal for two new team members

For Aline D’Angelo Campos and Gabriela Vatavuk-Serrati, academic pursuits have evolved from personal experiences. The two doctoral students recently joined UNC’s Global Food Research Program (GFRP). Aline and Gabriela both grew up in Brazil, a GFRP country of focus because […]

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