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Poor Diet Poses Greatest Noncommunicable Health Risk Worldwide, Report Shows

Huffington Post: Poor Diet Is The Greatest Risk To Worldwide Health, Report Says “…Across the globe, poor diets now pose a greater collective health risk than unsafe sex, alcohol, drugs, and tobacco use combined, according to a new report by the Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition…”…

Effective Urban Policies Critical To Ensuring, Promoting Healthy Environments

PLOS Blogs’ “Translational Global Health”: Food at the heart of healthy and sustainable cities Natalie Molino, policy projects coordinator, and Sudhvir Singh, director of policy, both at the EAT Foundation, discuss the challenges of urban health and explore how the New Urban Agenda, “a policy document that will guide urban…

WHO Exhibits Leadership In Helping Nations Reduce Sugar Intake, Address NCDs

The Lancet: WHO’s war on sugar Editorial Board “On October 11, World Obesity Day, WHO upped the ante in its fight against sugar. First, it called for governments to introduce subsidies for fruits and vegetables and taxation of unhealthy foods, with a particular target on sugary drinks. … The second…

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