Faced with rising rates of obesity and other illnesses related to unhealthy nutrition, finding ways to break this trend is of crucial importance. As the executive director of the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition, Lawrence Haddad explains how private-public partnerships, rather than distrust and sanctions, are key to improving nutrition. getAbstract recommends this article to anyone who cares about nutrition and is interested in learning how food and beverage companies, in collaboration with governments and policy makers, could promote healthier lifestyles.
In this summary, you will learn
- Why governments and policy makers punish food and beverage companies for offering unhealthy products instead of healthier options,
- Why private-public partnerships could be a viable avenue to improve nutrition, and
- How exactly healthier lifestyles can be promoted.
About the Author
Lawrence Haddad is a British economist and executive director of the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN).