When ultra-processed food costs more, it is associated with lower prevalence of overweight and obesity in Brazil, suggesting taxes could be an effective tool to fight obesity, argue the authors of a recent study.
From Brazil's food guidelines - and its advice to avoid 'ultra-processed' foods - to the influence of social media, a number of factors are converging to help make the country's food healthier and nutrition-based, says one expert.
A mega-merger between International Flavors & Fragrances Inc (IFF) and DuPont nutrition & biosciences unit will create a new industry giant worth more than $45 billion (€40.4 billion), say those involved in the deal.
Kellogg’s decision to remove added vitamins and minerals from some of its most popular cereal brands in Mexico will cost the country US$250 million in health and social impacts, says a coalition of non-profit organizations.
How can you get kids to eat their veggies and whole grains without a battle? According to researchers, clearly communicating a food's nutrition benefits to children through affirming statements will help kids make healthy food decisions on their...
Sugar-sweetened beverages contribute a significant amount of daily calories among preschool children and adolescents from low- and middle-income households in a section of Chile’s capital, new study reveals.