National Soda, Fruit & Veggie Pricing Policies Could Help Slash Heart Disease Deaths

Researchers evaluate effectiveness of food pricing changes for protecting cardiovascular health in the US.

Policymakers are looking at ways to help nudge Americans to make healthier food choices. Two possible approaches: 1) raise the prices of unhealthy foods to discourage their consumption and 2) subsidize the prices of healthy foods to encourage their consumption. The payoff from either one? Lower risk of death from cardiovascular disease, says a new […]

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