Lora Iannotti

First ever global scientific eating plan forgets the world’s poor

The EAT-Lancet report has done an important job in bringing global attention to the question of how to sustainably feed the world’s growing population. But now it needs to take the next step and fully incorporate the perspectives of the poorer people in developing and emerging economies and of the vast emerging global middle classes.

Valentine’s Day chocolate – here are some not so sweet facts

All those extra calories and the sugar added to chocolate don’t contribute to good health, but do contribute to weight gain and potentially other health problems. So this Valentine’s Day, you should go enjoy some delicious chocolate, but just make sure you aren’t being fooled into thinking it is actually good for you.

The real mommy war is against the state

The stress that American parents feel is an urgent political issue, so the solution must be political as well. We have a social responsibility to solve work-family conflict. Let’s start with paid parental leave and high-quality, affordable child care as national priorities.
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