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Marketing unhealthy foods to kids
Here, the regulations on the marketing of unhealthy foods to kids are discussed as critical to reducing obesity.
Food company promises related to healthy eating are rarely met
Barry M. Popkin, The Global Food Research Program, shares the global experience with food industry self-regulation and reflects on how healthy eating promises are rarely met.
Taxes on sugary beverages and ultra-processed food: Noncommunicable disease and obesity prevention strategies
Discussing taxes on sugary beverages, important components of noncommunicable disease (NCDs) and obesity prevention strategies.
Global Food Research: Will front-of-the-package warning labels change our eating habits?
The Global Food Research Program shares their perspective on targeting ultra-processed foods with front-of-the-package warning labels, which is the only impactful approach.
Global Obesity: A ticking time bomb
Here, Professor Barry M. Popkin and colleagues at the University of North Carolina (UNC) examine research on global obesity.
Sugar tax: Noncommunicable disease and obesity prevention strategies
The Global Food Research Program, University of North Carolina in the U.S. share their perspective on how taxes on sugary beverages are important components of noncommunicable disease and obesity prevention strategies.