Pop Center RWJF Scholar Christina Roberto, PhD, and affiliated faculty member Jason Block, MD, have co-authored a Viewpoint published in JAMA in which they discuss the reasons why many public health advocates support menu labeling.
Jason Block and Christina Roberto speak about changes in nutrition labeling
The FDA’s announcement that it planned to update nutrition labels got a lot of press last week, with many popular media outlets reaching out to experts for comment. The Pop Center’s own Jason Block and Christina Roberto were quoted in a LiveScience article that discussed the proposed changes. Block is the Associate Director of the Obesity Prevention Program in the Department of Population Medicine at HSPH, and Roberto is a RWJF…
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Block comments on Latin America’s lead in fight against junk foods
Jason Block, M.D. Assistant Professor, Obesity Prevention Program, Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School/Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute and Pop Center faculty member, is quoted in this Guardian article titled “Latin America leads the fight against junk food with the US on the sidelines.”
Underestimating Fast Food
Research by Jason Block, Pop Center faculty member, finds that the public underestimates calories consumed in fast food meals.Read more …
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