Health warning labels that use strong causal language deter consumers more than labels with weaker language.
Native-born Americans who live in Los Angeles County neighborhoods with a higher proportion of immigrants tend to eat less fast food and more fruits and vegetables.
This roundup brings together a sampling of recent studies that highlight health-related differences between rural and urban areas.
A childhood obesity prevention program helped kids get healthier, especially minority children, new research finds.
To help reporters consider how best to cover obesity, Journalist’s Resource has summarized the findings of several recent studies on broader trends in the media.
What is the microbiome? We highlight recent research on the unique communities of trillions of bacteria that we all host.
Do food labels work? This roundup highlights studies that explore effects of food labeling campaigns on consumer perceptions and purchases.
High-fructose corn syrup is found in many foods today. We profile the latest research on the sweetener’s association with obesity, diabetes and liver disease.
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.
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.