Goal 3: Advance Translational Research

Public-Private Partnerships to Improve Nutrition & Reduce Obesity

How can we best encourage and support collaborations between academic researchers and industry partners to test strategies for changing nutritional choices and eating behaviors to healthier patterns that can improve obesity rates? Subquestions include issues around adopting healthier food choices in a variety of environments, effects of diet alteration, the methods and effects of enhancing healthier food flavors, understanding how consumers interpret nutritional messages, effects of short-term behavioral changes on long-term outcomes, and education in creating/preparing/choosing foods.

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