Food policies for physical and mental health

  title={Food policies for physical and mental health},
  author={Felice Nellie Jacka and Gary Sacks and Michael Berk and Steven Allender},
  journal={BMC Psychiatry},
  pages={132 - 132}
Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) account for the largest burden of early mortality and are predicted to cost the global community more than US $30 trillion over the next 20 years. Unhealthy dietary habits, in large part driven by substantial changes to global food systems, are recognised as major contributors to many of the common NCDs, including cardiovascular disease, cancer and diabetes. Recent evidence now indicates that unhealthy diets are also risk factors for mental disorders… 

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