Posts: Policy

8 06, 2017

Food policies have potential to lower US cardiovascular disease rates

By | 2017-06-08T16:55:39+00:00 June 8th, 2017|0 Comments

Food policies, such as fruit and vegetable subsidies, taxes on sugar sweetened drinks, and mass media campaigns to change dietary habits, could avert hundreds of thousands of deaths from cardiovascular disease (CVD) in the United States, researchers project in a study published more

7 09, 2016

Slowing Down the Progression of Type 2 Diabetes: We Need Fair, Innovative, and Disruptive Action on Environmental and Policy Levels!

By | 2017-05-17T15:00:11+00:00 September 7th, 2016|0 Comments

Over the past decades, we have observed an increase of prevalence of diabetes in many countries along with significant differences in prevalence trends between countries worldwide (1). In Europe and other Western countries, the prevalence rate reaches a plateau or has slowed down on the level of ∼8–10%. In Asia, a continuous rise in […]