An estimated 133 billion pounds of food is wasted in the U.S. each year, enough to fill Chicago’s Willis Tower 44 times. Globally, 1.3 billion tons of food is lost or wasted annually

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The Great Nutrient Collapse

September 15, 2017

The atmosphere is literally changing the food we eat, for the worse. And almost nobody is paying attention

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Focusing on care delivery to save money is like trying to reduce the costs of house fires by focusing on firefighters and fire stations. A more natural question should be: What drives poor health in the U.S., and what can be done about it?

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Tasia Smith: “Politicians and scholars sometimes cast obesity as a problem that largely afflicts the poor. But as most obese adults aren’t poor and most low-income adults aren’t obese, this is a misconception”

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Storms and rising waters threaten cities’ food, but some municipalities are taking steps to keep shelves stocked and bellies full

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For years, scientists and activists have sounded the alarm that humans’ appetite for seafood is outpacing what fishermen can sustainably catch

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Some folks have big plans for your future. They want you—a burger-eatin’, chicken-finger-dippin’ American—to buy their burgers and nuggets grown from stem cells

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AMA Journal of Ethics: Health and Food Ethics Issue. A central question to be explored: What should be the roles of health professionals in promoting accountability by governments, non-governmental and civil society organizations, and the food and beverage industry in promoting strategies that can meet the nutrition and health needs of our global population?

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