Last week marked the end of the GFRP’s inaugural Fellowship for Exploring Research in Nutrition (FERN), a 10-week summer research internship for undergraduate students interested in food policy research. In spring, we welcomed outstanding students Emerald Izuakor from UNC-Chapel Hill, […]
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.
In Chile, households bought less sugar, saturated fat, sodium, and overall calories during Phase 1 of the Law of Food Labeling and Advertising.
Taking nutrition research to a new level
SuperSNAP participation is associated with substantial increases in healthy food purchases
Octagonal nutrient warnings work better than other label types for Colombian adults: Results from a randomized controlled trial
Resource update: Learn about the latest evidence for regulating junk food marketing to kids and see what countries have implemented policies.
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-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.Check out our resources
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The GFRP team is comprised of faculty, post-doctoral fellows, research staff, and graduate and undergraduate students from multiple disciplines including nutrition and dietetics, health behaviors, economics, statistical programming, and more.Meet our team members
Increased WIC cash vouchers for fruits & vegetables have helped families eat healthier during COVID-19
Many U.S. families faced new or additional challenges to finding and paying for food during the COVID-19 pandemic. Among these are over 6 million women and young children who participate in the federal Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, […]