Nutrition Summit Pledges US$27 Billion To Tackle Global Malnutrition

The Tokyo Nutrition for Growth Summit 2021 aims to tackle global malnutrition in all its forms with commitments from participating countries and stakeholders.

American Diet Creates Public Health Crisis, Experts Say

Experts say the American diet has caused a huge wave of chronic illness. Black, Indigenous, and other marginalized communities experience the worst of it.

Nutritionists and Environmentalists Must Join Hands to Unlock the Power of the Plate

Research finds that 11 million people die prematurely due to unhealthy diets each year. Healthy foods must be available, affordable, and accessible for all.

USDA Proposal Aims to Loosen School Nutrition Standards

A proposed rule by the USDA will reintroduce 1 percent chocolate milk, cut in half whole grain serving requirements, and relax sodium restrictions.

Food Insecurity Increasingly Tied to Obesity in the United States

A recent study finds the correlation between obesity and food insecurity has doubled over the last two decades in the United States.

Mexican State of Oaxaca Becomes First to Ban Selling Junk Food To Children

With a major obesity epidemic on the rise, the Mexican state of Oaxaca is banning the sale of junk food to children in order to change purchasing habits.

New on the Podcast: Dr. William Dietz on the Epidemic of Obesity, Venkatesh Mannar on the 2020 Global Nutrition Report

Venkatesh Mannar discusses the findings from the 2020 Global Nutrition Report. Dr. William Dietz discusses effective policies to combat the growing epidemic of obesity.

Opinion | We Eat for the Stomach, Not the Body

How the Double Burden of Malnutrition—undernutrition and overweight—plays out on the ground: a view from francophone West Africa.

Non-Profit Working to Improve Global Food and Beverage Companies

One non-profit organization, Access to Nutrition Foundation (ATNF), is partnering with socially-conscious investors to tackle malnutrition and obesity by evaluating and bringing transparency to the nutritional contributions of companies such as Coca-Cola, ConAgra, Mars, Mondelez, Nestlé, and Unilever.

New Report Shows Both Hunger and Obesity on the Rise

The latest version of the State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World (SOFI) report shows that rates of hunger and obesity are on the rise worldwide.