Tipping the Scales: Why Preventing Obesity Makes Economic Sense
This report provides new evidence on the future trends of overweight and obesity over the next 20 years, alongside the benefits to society that reducing weigh in the public can have on: avoiding chronic diseases and costs to the health care system and wider society. The report outlines the most effective policies to prevent/reduce obesity based on the current evidence.
January 1, 2016
Cancer Research UK
Prenatal, Infant, Toddler (1-3), Children (4-11), Youth (12-17), Adults (18-64), Older Adults (65 and over)
Chronic Disease Prevention, Healthy Weight | Obesity
adults, body mass index, chronic disease prevention, food environment, food labelling, food marketing, menu labelling, obesity, physical activity, policy, retail, sugar-sweetened beverages, tax, weight