Here Comes the Meat Tax

December 15, 2017

Paying more for environmentally harmful foods may be inevitable

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The biggest nutrition transparency effort in America is finally happening

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Review – thrills, pills and big pharma. Wellcome Collection, London: This hard-hitting exhibition explores the impact of graphic design in health and pharmaceuticals as companies seek to educate, save lives, or simply sell us stuff

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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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“I enjoy working out at the gym,” declares one profile. “To keep myself fit, I like to hike, bike and exercise,” says another. These comments aren’t part of a dating site. Rather, they come from physicians’ online profiles that prospective patients view when they are looking for a new doctor

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Do studies show that soft drinks promote obesity and Type 2 diabetes? It depends on who paid for the study

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The fight over soda taxes is kicking into full throttle as proposals crop up in at least four US cities, with more expected to surface in coming months

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Back in September, President Barack Obama signed an executive order that marked a major turning point in the role that behavioral science plays in helping the federal government achieve policy goals

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