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Comparing the cost of essential nutrients from different food sources in the American diet using NHANES 2011-2014

6 monthes ago   |   By Nutrition Journal

One reason that some Americans do not meet nutrient needs from healthy eating patterns is cost. Food cost affects how people eat, and healthy diets tend to be more expensive. Cost is also important for diet su...
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Intended to help human, planetary health, EAT-Lancet diet too costly for 1.6 billion people

6 monthes ago   |   By ScienceDaily

A new study estimates that the Eat-Lancet Commission reference diet - meant to improve both human and planetary health - would be unaffordable for at least 1.58 billion people, mostly in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia.
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