Other content with the tag "Overweight and obesity".

May 24, 2023

High intake of free sugars has been linked to overweight and obesity, which affects nearly 40% of the global adult population and millions of child

Environmental sustainability in national food-based dietary guidelines: a global review
March 21, 2023

Food-based dietary guidelines (FBDGs) provide country-specific guidance on what constitutes a healthy diet.

January 18, 2022

This peer-review article in BMJ Nutrition Prevent & Health highlights an important area where public and private sectors need to align: brand a

December 2, 2020

In this video, a single mother living in South London tells us about her struggles to find fresh, affordable and healthy food.

November 19, 2020

The SUN Business Network (SBN)/Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN), with the support of Resolve to Save Lives, an initiative of Vital Str

November 18, 2019

This report examines the importance of fruits and vegetables in combating malnutrition.

October 24, 2019
"We as communities, parents, governments, food corporations, marketers and global citizens have a collective responsibility to put childre
September 5, 2019

This modelling study published in the BMJ finds that a 20% price increase in high sugar snacks has the potential to reduce overall energy purchased

August 22, 2019

New study on nudges for shaping consumer behaviour towards healthier food choices looks at 299 results from 96 field experiments.

August 14, 2019

This paper looks at the impact of supermarkets and hypermarkets on diets in urban areas of Zambia, taking income and other socioeconomic factors in

August 8, 2019

This podcast explores US agricultural policy through a Cold War lens, discussing the ‘Farms Race’ between the US and the Soviet Union.

July 30, 2019

New study from researchers at IFPRI looks at the relative caloric prices (RCPs) for different food categories across 176 countries and how they rel

July 26, 2019

New study in the Lancet calculates historical and future availability of fruit and vegetables compared to the amount recommended by the World Healt

July 23, 2019

The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World (SOFI) is an annual report jointly published by the several bodies of the United Nations: Foo

July 11, 2019

The 44th edition of the UNSCN Nutrition - Food environments: Where people meet the food system - looks at how food environments influence

July 2, 2019

There are relatively few peer review articles looking at risk assessment for entrepreneurs in the healthy food industry.

Parent activists versus the corporation: A fight for school food sovereignty
July 2, 2019

This is an uplifting evidence-based assessment of what it takes to successfully campaign against corporate power.

July 2, 2019

This paper assesses how employee nutrition impacts on productivity, absenteeism, and healthcare costs.

July 2, 2019

The amount of food people consume away from home is rising in the U.S.

June 27, 2019

This set of briefs from GAIN provides evidence to support the effectiveness of workforce nutrition programmes.

June 26, 2019

In 2018, FReSH hosted Science to Solutions Dialogues (SSD) between

June 25, 2019

In this supplement issue of Maternal & Child Nutrition, Helen Keller International (HKI) authors have writte

June 17, 2019

"Culture overwhelms some of our best programmatic work in nutrition and health, and we fail to appreciate the power of business an

June 17, 2019

IGD and FIA conducted this study to explore the consumer attitudes towards healthier product reformulation, the progress within the industry and th

June 7, 2019

Sight and Life, DSM, and John Hopkin’s Bloomberg School of Public Health have come together to publish lessons from a four decade partnership.

A global review of food-based dietary guidelines
May 27, 2019

This review gives an overview of food-based dietary guidelines by region and date, alongside looking at key messages about certain produce.

May 24, 2019

Multinationals have the power to change people’s relationship with food – as this short opinion piece demonstrates.

May 24, 2019

Impact of increasing the proportion of healthier foods available on energy purchased in worksite cafeterias: A stepped wedge randomized

May 22, 2019

This report produced by the UK Health Forum provides case studies from around the world to help provide a framework for governing public private in

May 21, 2019

Realising the potential of workplaces to prevent and control NCDs: How public policy can encourage businesses and governments to work toget

May 20, 2019

A worksite intervention in South Africa demonstrates the importance of identifying employees with increased risk of cardiovascular disease.

May 20, 2019

China has undergone rapid change in recent years which has impacted on the health of its workforce.

April 29, 2019

Two-page briefing on a research study by the United Nations International Labour Organisation assessing Chile’s national workforce nutrition progra

Global Nutrition Report 2018 : What people eat and why it matters
April 29, 2019

Chapter four of the Global Nutrition Report looks at diets as both a cause and a solution to malnutrition.

Building public-private partnerships in food and nutrition
April 29, 2019

This is a report from a workshop on communication and collaboration on public health and nutrition between the private sector, academia, government

April 28, 2019

This is a great podcast from The Doctor's Farmacy that touches on a lot of important aspects of public private engagement for nutrition. Host Dr.

Growing consumer demand for healthier eating
April 27, 2019

In 2012, Convergence Center for Policy Resolution embarked on an innovative approach to addressing America's obesity epidemic and other nutrition-r

April 25, 2019

Working paper by the World Resources Institute focuses on three changes to consumption patterns that can ensure a sustainable food system.

April 25, 2019

Between now and 2050, changes in global population and income levels will have huge implications for the global food system.

April 24, 2019

Academic article from 2014 looking at effective workforce health promotion strategies.

fries and ketchup
April 24, 2019

This article from the New Food Economy gives a helpful analysis of a recent study on

April 24, 2019

Each year, the Global Nutrition Report provides a snapshot of the state of malnutrition.

April 24, 2019

This 2019 Lancet Commission Report looks at systemic causes for the triple problems of obesity, undernutrition, and climate change.

April 24, 2019

This landmark paper does not only make recommendations, it shows what can be done with the global resources we have and are likely to have in the f

April 23, 2019

A highly recommended resource on consumer demand from the perspective of public private engagement.

April 23, 2019

Paper by Sight and Life puts forward a framework for public private engagement in nutrition.

April 23, 2019

This report, compiled for the European Competitiveness and Sustainable Industrial Policy Consortium, gives a detailed look into the impact of food

April 22, 2019

The Food Climate Research Network calls for a more equitable balance of power within the food system.

April 21, 2019

This report offers great insight into the important role of city-level action in driving food system change.

April 21, 2019

Dietary Guidelines for Americans set the country’s nutrition policy and help direct over $80 billion federal spending.

April 21, 2019

Discussion paper by the Food Climate Network addressing the relationship between food and environmental sustainability.

April 21, 2019

This report from FAO and the Food Climate Research Network looks at national dietary guidelines as a practical intervention to improve nutrition an

April 21, 2019

In this policy brief, the Global Panel makes the case that healthy diets are a foundation underpinning positive progress towards the Sustainable De

Perspectives on factors driving new trends in the food and drink industry
April 19, 2019

Industry leaders look at how consumer choices are driven by health, wellness, and sustainability.

April 19, 2019

This up-to-date market analysis focuses only on answering the most important questions that all companies face.

April 19, 2019

Given that sugary drinks are endemic and that obesity is on the rise, many drinks manufacturers have launched social responsibility campaigns.

April 19, 2019

A look into how business models can be reshaped to respond to changing consumer preferences.

April 15, 2019

This book examines food fortification in all its forms.

April 4, 2019

This punchy Guardian article from 2015 still has relevance today.