Last updated: February 18, 2016
2015 study in the American Journal of Public Health that looks at how retail prices changed after the city of Berkeley, California implemented a 1-cent-per-ounce tax on sugar-sweetened beverages in March 2015.
Last updated: September 10, 2014
2013 research in The Lancet synthesizes the findings of major studies on the role of global processed-food conglomerates in the spread of obesity, diabetes and other diseases.
Last updated: July 25, 2014
2014 study from Harvard and LSE suggesting that standard explanations for U.S. residents’ relatively poor health are not sufficient and social policy needs to be examined more thoroughly.
Last updated: June 18, 2014
2014 selection of research related to the long-term health consequences of childhood obesity as well as the effectiveness of nutrition and exercise programs to prevent obesity
Last updated: March 6, 2014
2014 study the Harvard School of Public Health on how the new school food standards of the U.S. Department of Agriculture have affected students’ meal choices and behavior.
Last updated: April 5, 2013
2012 study in the American Journal of Epidemiology that finds health risks are different in terms of obesity for African-American and white adults.
Last updated: February 25, 2013
2012 study in Urban Studies on the availability of and demand for fresh fruit and vegetables in a low-income neighborhood of Detroit.
Last updated: January 14, 2013
2012 study in the Journal of Social Science and Medicine on relationship between access to healthful food and obesity trends among youth.
Last updated: January 5, 2012
2010 study from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Economic Research Service on the impact of governmental dietary targets on consumer behavior.