Diana Ramos, MD, MPH, delegate of the AMA Minority Affairs Consortium, talks at the annual AMA delegation about the importance of simplifying labeling to decrease obesity. Standards for labeling need to be agreed upon and implemented, and ensuring high nutrition foods are low in cost will also help in the battle against obesity.
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