obesity

Better Neighborhoods Rival Medication in Obesity Battle

Tell me where you live… According to Wired Science, a recent study shows that relocating people out of poor neighborhoods can be as effective as drugs in reducing their chances of becoming overweight…

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What is nutrition economics?

The relation between food and health has been documented sufficiently for a new discipline to emerge: nutrition economics. This rising research field focuses on the interdependency between dietary habits,…

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Danone makes it to the top of the global Access to Nutrition Index

The brand new Access to Nutrition Index has made its first results public, and Danone ranks first in the global evaluation. A recognition of the Group’s long-time efforts to improve nutrition in the…

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ATNI: a new index to assess the nutritional performance of food…

Impact evaluation is a major stake for social innovation. And, as companies tend to put their social responsibility more and more at the heart of their corporate strategy, the need for suitable evaluation…

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What will it take to reverse the current obesity epidemic in the…

Two-thirds of adults and a third of children in the USA are overweight or obese, government statistics show. Three national experts weighed in on what it will take to solve the obesity problem.

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