Diet-related disease is linked to eight out of ten leading causes of death worldwide. Obesity is on the rise in many countries. Almost nine percent of the world's population is undernourished. Climate change and growing populations are on a trajectory that will lead to increases in food insecurity. This section examines these issues and how food policies and systems impact equity and human well-being.
Food Fight: Fighting for Healthier Food is a Life-or-Death Struggle
Governments should act now to build resilient populations, protected from nutrition-related diseases
Children, Hunger, Stress, and Coronavirus
We need to identify at-risk U.S. children and expand safety nets worldwide to keep kids fed, immunized, and looked after
Why Private Sector Engagement Should Be Part of the Solution in the Developing World
It’s time we push for a broader COVID-19 response that recognizes the role of business in systemic and behavior change
In Somalia, Should COVID Vaccination or Food Security Come First?
Conflict and drought further complicate the East African nation's health decisions
COVID-19 Shows Us It's Time to Tackle Obesity and Overweight
Lessons and cautionary tales from the anti-smoking movement show us a way to move forward
To Encourage Healthy Eating, Use the Carrot, Not Just the Stick
As communities consider taxing sugary drinks, they should also consider the critical role of healthy food subsidies