Barry Popkin was featured in The Guardian this week in an article about the rise of snacking and ultra-processed food consumption in African and Asian countries. He drew on his years of research on the Nutrition Transition, the rising double […]
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
Nutrient warning labels come out ahead in a new randomized controlled trial, compared to multiple traffic lights and Guideline Daily Amounts labels
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
Research from Colombia that examined food advertising and marketing tactics used on television (TV) has found that children were frequently exposed to advertising that used emotional appeals such as characters, cartoons, games, or suggestions of fun or excitement to promote […]