Low-income South African adults consume, on average, 40% of their calories from ultra-processed products, according to a new study published this month in Public Health Nutrition. Meanwhile, only 7% meet the World Health Organization’s recommendations for daily fruit and vegetable […]
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.
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SuperSNAP participation is associated with substantial increases in healthy food purchases
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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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 […]