Food Policy and Disparities

Food Policy and Disparities

Measuring Nutrition Governance in Nepal

Dr. Webb presents on Measuring nutrition governance in Nepal: A multi-layer assessment of institutional individual capacities and commitment at national, regional and local levels.

Aflatoxin Levels in Pregnant Women

Dr. Ghosh presents on factors associated with serum aflatoxin levels in pregnant women in Banke district, Nepal.

Shaping the Global Nutrition Agenda

Friedman students tasked to represent views of North America in a global dialogue in Rome: Young scientists actively involved in UN priority-setting around the global actions needed to achieve healthy diets and nutrition

Friedman Seminar with Jennifer L. Pomeranz

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A Call to Action

The first global analysis of complementary foods marketed in lower-income countries highlights the need for basic quality assurance services to improve nutritional consistency and reduce childhood malnutrition.

Cost-Effectiveness of Salt Reduction

National salt reduction strategy is cost-effective ‘best buy’ for 183 countries worldwide.

Norbert Lance Weston Wilson

Norbert Wilson is a Professor of Food Policy in the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy.  His research centers on food choice, especially among individuals living with low incomes, and food waste. Norbert uses “nudges,” based on behavioral economics, to encourage selection of targeted (healthier) products at food pantries. Concerning food waste, Norbert uses experimental economics to explore how date labels influence future food waste. Additionally, he has worked on food safety and quality issues in international trade and domestic food systems.

Americans in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) have higher mortality

Higher risk of all-cause and cardiometabolic mortality, particularly related to diabetes, found among federal food-purchasing assistance program participants compared to nonparticipants

Junxiu Liu

Junxiu (Juju) received her master of medicine from Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China. She completed her PhD in epidemiology at the University of South Carolina Arnold School of Public Health. Her research interest is to understand the fetal origins of chronic diseases, life course epidemiology, and how comparative effective and cost-effective of diet policy intervention to improve diet and reduce the burden of chronic disease.

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