Bren Smith is a self-proclaimed “huge fan of bundles of solutions.” To a large extent, this means making the connection between land and sea instead of simply viewing the ocean as a new frontier.
Junk Food Marketing Makes Big Moves in Developing Countries
While people in all countries are vulnerable to junk food marketing, developing countries might be facing the worst of it.
South Africa: Despite Coke and KFC, New Pathways to Food Security and Food Justice?
South Africa’s urbanization has increased its citizens’ consumption of fast food and soda, creating many diet-related health problems.
Western Fast Food Chains Flourish in China, Rates of Obesity and Diabetes Skyrocket
As Western fast food grows more prevalent in China, so do rates of diabetes and excessive weight gain among children and adolescents.
Mexico: Public Health, Rising Obesity and the NAFTA Effect
Guest author Judy Bankman illustrates how Mexico, like many other developing countries in the global South, is currently going through a nutrition transition.