Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity

The Rudd Center seeks to improve the world’s diet, prevent obesity, and reduce weight stigma by establishing creative connections between science and public policy, developing targeted research, encouraging frank dialogue among key constituents, and expressing a dedicated commitment to real change.

The Rudd Center assesses, critiques, and strives to improve practices and policies related to nutrition and obesity so as to inform and empower the public, to promote objective, science-based approaches to policy, and to maximize the impact on public health.

These objectives are accomplished by addressing the following:

  • Economics
  • Food & Addiction
  • Food & Agriculture Industry
  • Food Marketing to Youth
  • Law, Nutrition & Obesity
  • Public Policy & Government
  • Schools, Families & Communities
  • Weight Bias & Stigma