Food & Nutrition

The following is reprinted courtesy of The Conversation and features one of our writers, Katie Suleta,
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“Twelve percent of the global human population is undernourished, and acute protein deficiency in low-income countries is compromising workforce productivity and development.”
I have written about attempts to eat our way to health through more nutritious diets.
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  “So just to get started, we know that an overall healthy dietary pattern has the potential to lower cancer risk by 10% to 20%, which seems like a lot to me.”
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