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Changing the price of certain foods could save thousands of lives each year

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Nov 29, 2017 01:03 AM
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by gregory.j.beach@gmail.com (Greg Beach) last modified Nov 28, 2017

Altering the price of seven particular foods could prevent tens of thousands of deaths each year in the United States, according to a new study from researchers at Tufts University. The study, published in BMC Medicine, incorporated a comparative risk assessment model to determine the public health impact of price subsidies on healthy foods and increased taxes on unhealthy foods. Research demonstrated that a 10% price alteration to the highlighted foods, which include fruits, vegetables, nuts, red...




 

 


 

 

 
 
 
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