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Reardon, Thomas, David Tschirley, Lenis Saweda O. Liverpool-Tasie, et al. Global Food Security, December 2020

Consumption of processed food and food prepared away from home is increasing and while this trend improves access to healthy processed food and is a significant source of jobs for women, it is also linked to rising obesity rates. Policy development should focus on healthy weaning foods to address stunting, taxes on sugar-sweetened beverages, and nutrition labeling.