Diet-related disease is linked to eight out of ten leading causes of death worldwide, and obesity is on the rise in many countries. One out of every nine people in the world today is undernourished, and with looming climate changes and growing populations, food insecurity looms as a major global challenge for the future. This section examines the ways in which food policies and systems impact environmental health, equity, and human well-being.
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The first in a series on bacteria in the gut and their potential for improving health and addressing malnutrition
The Market, the Clinic, the Lung, and the Lab
An interview with University of Iowa expert Stanley Perlman on what we know and what we don’t about the new coronavirus
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