Research Watch - Volume 2, Issue 6

In this issue:

  • A modeling study predicts more than half (57%) of US children will be obese by the time they are 35 years old, if current trends hold, with over half of those affected becoming obese during childhood 
  • In a randomized trial, people receiving food benefits bought the most fruit when healthy food incentives were combined with restrictions on unhealthy food purchases
  • A new analysis of US data finds overall beverage and sugary drink consumption dropped for children and adults from 2003 to 2014, though consumption remained highest among Black, Mexican American, and non-Mexican Hispanics
  • A systematic review of food pricing policies for better health

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