As a public health nutritionist, I have had the opportunity to work closely with communities, teaching people about the role that nutrition plays in shaping and supporting our health. Over the years I have watched people take and apply these learnings and transform their lives and improve the health of themselves and their families.
More than three-quarters of New York state residents (78 percent) support government-required warnings on chain restaurant menu items with more than a day’s worth of added sugars. The support is consistently high across all demographic and political groups, according to a new poll conducted by Engine Insights.
The Food and Drug Administration should take enforcement action against three prominent infant formula manufacturers for marketing sugary drinks to toddlers up to three years old, according to an enforcement request sent to the agency today.