Liberalising agricultural policy for sugar in Europe risks damaging public health.
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Aguirre, E. K., Mytton, O., & Monsivais, P. (2015). Liberalising agricultural policy for sugar in Europe risks damaging public health.. theBMJ, 351 h5085-h5085. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h5085
Agricultural policy is thought to have an important influence on our diets and consequently on our health. Europe is in the process of reforming its agricultural policies for sugar – Emilie Aguirre and colleagues discuss what this might mean for our health.
Agriculture, Carbohydrates, Europe, Humans, Policy Making, Public Health
This work was undertaken by the Centre for Diet and Activity Research (CEDAR, MR/K023187/1), a UKCRC Public Health Research Centre of Excellence. Funding from the British Heart Foundation, Cancer Research UK, Economic and Social Research Council, Medical Research Council, the National Institute for Health Research, and the Wellcome Trust, under the auspices of the UK Clinical Research Collaboration, is gratefully acknowledged. EKA was also supported by Fulbright-Schuman grant and a Harvard Knox Fellowship from Harvard University.
Wellcome Trust (087636/Z/08/Z)
Wellcome Trust (103394/Z/13/Z)
Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (CUH) (BRC 2012-2017)
External DOI: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h5085
This record's URL: https://www.repository.cam.ac.uk/handle/1810/250558
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