Organiser: Healthy Diet Healthy Life (HDHL)


  • Dr. Kevin Hall (National Institute of Diabetes & Digestive & Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), National Institute of Health)
  • Prof. Carlos A. Monteiro (School of Public Health, University of Sao Paulo)
  • Prof. Edith Feskens (Global Nutrition, Wageningen University & Research)

Topic: The term ultra-processed foods often ignites strong opinions and even controversies. The JPI HDHL organised a webinar on 15/06/2023 with key experts on the topic, to shine a more balanced light on ultra- processed foods from various perspectives and to explore the latest scientific insights into health, equity and sustainability. Questions such as what are the advantages and disadvantages? What is the role of ultra-processed foods from a health equity perspective?