News Feature: Fast Food & Child Obesity

January 22, 2014

Several news outlets featured research published in the January 2014 American Journal of Clinical Nutrition by UNCFRP team member Jennifer Poti, Kiyah Duffey, and Barry Popkin, which investigated the connection between children’s diets and obesity. The Los Angeles Times wrote: … Continued

Daily Tar Heel reports on UNC Food Research Program

June 19, 2013

The student newspaper for the University of North Carolina reported on the our UNC Food Research Program’s effort to find out what America is eating. Six years ago, 16 food manufacturers pledged to cut one trillion calories from the marketplace … Continued

Barry Popkin featured in University Gazette (UNC)

May 2, 2013

Barry Popkin, PhD is featured in UNC’s most recent University Gazette; in an article titled Unlikely path led economist to a life of global public health, written by Courtney Mitchell. The first time Barry Popkin visited Chapel Hill, he was an economist and … Continued