Nutrition Policy


  • Benjamin Lesczynski, 8, of New York, takes a sip of a "Big Gulp" while protesting the proposed "soda ban" suggested by New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, July 9, 2012


    Let's Regulate Food Like We Do Alcohol

    May 19, 2014

    To help people avoid overeating, the kinds of policies effective in controlling alcohol consumption should be applied to food—standardizing portion sizes, limiting impulse marketing and reducing the convenience and salience of foods most closely associated with obesity and chronic diseases.

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    How to Make Restaurants Healthier

    Sep 11, 2013

    A set of recommendations for healthier restaurants could help consumers limit their risk of diet-related chronic disease by making informed decisions about meals away from home.

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