This Viewpoint discusses the possibility that declines in life expectancy from obesity-related chronic disease could reverse decades-long improvements in mortality trends, and proposes clinical and policy responses.
This Viewpoint from the National Academy of Medicine's 2016 Vital Directions initiative proposes that the most effective way to prevent chronic disease in US adults is to promote policies that limit tobacco access, encourage physical activity, and uphold school nutrition standards among children.
This JAMA Clinical Guidelines Synopsis article summarizes the evidence for physical activity and dietary recommendations in people with cardiovascular risk factors.
This Viewpoint by David Ludwig assesses the lessons learned from US nutrition recommendations to limit fat intake and the continuing increase in obesity and diabetes and discusses the challenges inherent in scientific evidence regarding nutrition.
This nutritional epidemiology study uses National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey data to assess trends in overall diet quality and in dietary components in US adults aged 20 years or older between 1999-2000 and 2011-2012.