Role of government policy in nutrition - Barriers to and opportunities for healthier eating

Dariush Mozaffarian, Sonya Angell, Tim Lang, Juan Rivera
British Medical Journal 2018

This article in the British Medical Journal reviews strategies that governments can use to improve nutrition and health. A map of influences on government policy making is especially helpful. The article addresses fiscal incentives and disincentives aimed at consumers, producers, and retailers. It gives classifications of policy interventions and outlines food policy strategies to improve diet quality. This is an excellent article for anyone aiming to understand, influence, or direct public nutrition policy from the point of view of public private partnerships.

This resource has been peer reviewed