Tag Archives: nutrition

Why It’s Hard to Tax Sugary Products

An unusually complicated web of existing policy and lobby influences keep governments from forging ahead.

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Too Much Sugar

Experts say consumers are still eating too much added sugar each day.

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US Obesity in Global Perspective

What is the U.S. share of the global problem compared to overall population share?

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How Obesity Can Derail China’s Growth

What measures can China and other cultures take to stem the rising tide of obesity, particularly among children, in its population?

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The Networking of U.S. Foreign Policy: The Importance of Europe

Why is the U.S.-EU relationship by far the most important bilateral partnership in the world?

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Maize, Africa’s New World Crop

How did maize become one of Africa's most important sources of food?

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