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.

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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

Ultra-processed foods: a global threat to public health

We are pleased to share a major update to our fact sheet on ultra-processed foods. This resource explains what ultra-processed foods are, how consumption around the world has increased dramatically, the negative impacts their consumption can have on health and […]

Nov. 21, 2023 Continue

Student spotlight: Carlos Roberto Soto Díaz

Carlos Roberto Soto Díaz wants to improve food environments and health equity through effective public policy, particularly in his home country of Puerto Rico, but also in other Latin American countries. He is one of three new doctoral students who […]

Nov. 18, 2023 Continue