Good nutrition is a critical foundation for health and well-being. However, many of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality in the US are linked to poor dietary habits, including diseases like cardiovascular disease, obesity, diabetes, and certain forms of cancer.1,2 The morbidity and mortality associated with the COVID-19 pandemic have been exacerbated by the underlying epidemic of poor nutrition.
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