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Smart Food Policy for Healthy Food Labeling: Leading With Taste, Not Healthiness, to Shift Consumption and Enjoyment of Healthy Foods

Summary

Tune into another episode of Avalere’s Journal Club Review podcast series on Avalere Health Essential Voice. In this segment, our experts discuss the findings, themes, and relevant application of a study comparing taste-focused and health-focused food labels and how they affect consumption.
“When we're thinking about this as the prevalence of chronic conditions and healthcare expenditure continue to rise, there's naturally been more attention paid upstream around the question of, ‘How can we treat the root causes of things like diabetes, obesity, hypertension—these health outcomes that reduce quality of life and increase healthcare costs?” Edric Zeng

Panelists

Moderator
Christina Badaracco , Research Scientist I, Center for Healthcare Transformation

Christina Badaracco advises clients on quality landscape developments, healthcare quality improvement, and performance measurement.

Guest Speaker
Edric Zeng , Associate, Avalere Health
Edric is in the Associate Immersion Program and provides research and analytic support for clients from across healthcare sectors.

This episode is based on findings from an article published on PubMed.gov: Smart Food Policy for Healthy Food Labeling: Leading With Taste, Not Healthiness, to Shift Consumption and Enjoyment of Healthy Foods

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