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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.

Resource Information

Date

January 1, 2016

Author

Cancer Research UK

Type

Report

Setting

Community-at-large

Age

Prenatal, Infant, Toddler (1-3), Children (4-11), Youth (12-17), Adults (18-64), Older Adults (65 and over)

Topic

Chronic Disease Prevention, Healthy Weight | Obesity

Language

English

Jurisdiction

International

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