“This was an important event because it brought together experts from a variety of areas to look at how climate change is impacting food and water security – and specifically how that will affect the world’s most vulnerable populations,” said organizer Jessica Fanzo

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Something about the industrial processing of food makes us more likely to overeat, according to a new study. Volunteers ate more and gained more weight on a heavily processed diet than an unprocessed one, even when the two diets had the same available calories and nutrients

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If you take genes from another kind of plant, or bacteria, and insert them into a crop like soybeans, the result is considered a GMO. You need government approval to sell a new GMO. If you just take a snippet out of a gene without inserting anything new, though, the product falls into a gray area

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High-tech meat alternatives are grabbing a lot of headlines these days. Meanwhile, Lou Cooperhouse was in a San Diego office park quietly forging plans to disrupt another more fragmented and opaque sector of the food industry: seafood

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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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Register now for this free online conference. Scheduled for Monday, June 3 to Wednesday, June 5, 2019. Speakers include our Jessica Fanzo.

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Companies are racing to develop real chicken, fish, and beef that don’t require killing animals. Here’s what’s standing in their way

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In one of the largest surveys of data on global dietary habits & longevity, researchers found that consuming vegetables, fruit, fish and whole grains was strongly associated with a longer life — & that people who skimped on such healthy foods were more likely to die before their time. Study authors include our Jessica Fanzo

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