Death by Diet

April 30, 2019

The race to transform the world’s bad food habits. Jessica Fanzo, a professor at Johns Hopkins University and co-chair of the annual Global Nutrition Report – described as the world’s most comprehensive report on nutrition – said diets were “the number one cause of disease, disability and death”

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Protein of the Future

March 18, 2019

Get ready for a menu of lab-grown steaks, “bleeding” plant burgers, and cricket smoothies – w comments from our Ruth Faden and Jess Fanzo

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Could sustainable diets offer a solution to resource scarcity in an age of climate change, population growth and mounting economic pressures? Our Jessica Fanzo is on the Separate Stories Podcast.

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Tired of regulatory confusion and a lack of funding, some US researchers are taking their gene-edited livestock abroad

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The author argues, “researchers are looking into industrial production of octopus for food. It’s a terrible idea.”

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In some places, like rural sub-Saharan Africa, and rural South Asia, people don’t get enough animal products to get their growth cognitive needs,” said Jessica Fanzo, an associate professor at the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics

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Written by 37 scientists from 16 countries. “It’s not a blanket approach, but when you look at the data there are certain individuals or populations that don’t need that much red meat for their own health,” said our Jessica Fanzo, “There’s a real inequity. Some people get too much. Some people get too little.”

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Leading scientists propose to track salt’s effects on health by controlling how much is given to inmate volunteers

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