Posts Tagged ‘Nutrition 2024’

Nutrition 2024: Ultra-Processed Associations and Puzzles

July 1, 2024 — Two presentations of research about ultra-processed foods (UPFs) and health at Nutrition 2024 offer associations and puzzles that should make us think twice about sweeping generalizations on this subject. Increased Death On one hand, Erikka Loftfield presented data from the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study in which she found an association of consuming ultra-processed foods […]

Nutrition 2024: Keeping People Guessing About Food Security

June 30, 2024 — In dealing with health policy related to obesity for nearly two decades, the stubborn persistence of health disparities has been one of the most frustrating issues. On the opening day of Nutrition 2024, an impressive series of new studies reminded us of an important contributor to those disparities. Keeping people guessing about their food security […]