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I am thinking about how we can improve nutrition policy to prevent chronic diseases.
Poor diet is now the #1 cause of preventable death and illness. Well-thought-out nutrition policies can act as the cornerstone for decreasing America's burden of preventable chronic diseases.
Healthcare costs continue to rise, in part because of significant costs related to preventable conditions like obesity and diabetes. Reducing the prevalence of these diseases can help reduce related healthcare spending and also improve health outcomes.