The Resource Obesity and the Economics of Prevention : Fit not Fat, (electronic resource)

Obesity and the Economics of Prevention : Fit not Fat, (electronic resource)

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Obesity and the Economics of Prevention : Fit not Fat
Title
Obesity and the Economics of Prevention
Title remainder
Fit not Fat
Title variation
  • Obesity and the Economics of Prevention
  • Obesity and the Economics of Prevention: Fit not Fat
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  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Before 1980, rates were generally well below 10%. They have since doubled or tripled in many countries, and in almost half of the OECD, 50% or more of the population is overweight. A key risk factor for numerous chronic diseases, obesity is a major public health concern. . This book contributes to evidence-based policy making by exploring multiple dimensions of the obesity problem. It examines the scale and characteristics of the epidemic, the respective roles and influence of market forces and governments, and the impact of interventions. It outlines an economic approach to the prevention
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Publishing, OECD
Dewey number
362.196398
Language note
English
LC call number
RA645.O23
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
  • World Health Organization
  • World Health Organization
  • Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
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  • Obesity -- Economic aspects
  • Obesity -- Prevention
  • Obesity
  • Overnutrition
  • Overweight
  • Body Weight
  • Nutrition Disorders
  • Body Size
  • Nutritional and Metabolic Diseases
  • Signs and Symptoms
  • Pathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms
  • Body Weights and Measures
  • Diseases
  • Body Constitution
  • Physical Examination
  • Physiological Phenomena
  • Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures
  • Phenomena and Processes
  • Diagnosis
  • Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment
Label
Obesity and the Economics of Prevention : Fit not Fat, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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Description based upon print version of record
Abbreviated title
  • FIT NOT FAT
  • OBESITY AND THE ECONOMICS OF PREVENTION
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
  • Foreword; Acknowledgements; Table of Contents; Abbreviations; Executive Summary; Chapter 1. Introduction: Obesity and the Economics of Prevention; Special Focus I. Promoting Health and Fighting Chronic Diseases: What Impact on the Economy?; Chapter 2. Obesity: Past and Projected Future Trends; Chapter 3. The Social Dimensions of Obesity; Special Focus II. The Size and Risks of the International Epidemic of Child Obesity; Chapter 4. How Does Obesity Spread?; Special Focus III. Are Health Behaviors Driven by Information?; Chapter 5. Tackling Obesity: The Roles of Governments and Markets
  • Special Focus IV. Community Interventions for the Prevention of ObesityChapter 6. The Impact of Interventions; Special Focus V. Regulation of Food Advertising to Children: The UK Experience; Special Focus VI. The Case for Self-Regulation in Food Advertising; Chapter 7. Information, Incentives and Choice: A Viable Approach to Preventing Obesity; Annex A. Supplementary Figures and Tables; Annex B. Author's and Contributors' Biographies
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (270 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9786612896606
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (EBL)605871
  • (OCoLC)668054681
  • (SSID)ssj0000410306
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11276422
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000410306
  • (PQKBWorkID)10350146
  • (PQKB)11433396
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000056192
Label
Obesity and the Economics of Prevention : Fit not Fat, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Abbreviated title
  • FIT NOT FAT
  • OBESITY AND THE ECONOMICS OF PREVENTION
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
  • Foreword; Acknowledgements; Table of Contents; Abbreviations; Executive Summary; Chapter 1. Introduction: Obesity and the Economics of Prevention; Special Focus I. Promoting Health and Fighting Chronic Diseases: What Impact on the Economy?; Chapter 2. Obesity: Past and Projected Future Trends; Chapter 3. The Social Dimensions of Obesity; Special Focus II. The Size and Risks of the International Epidemic of Child Obesity; Chapter 4. How Does Obesity Spread?; Special Focus III. Are Health Behaviors Driven by Information?; Chapter 5. Tackling Obesity: The Roles of Governments and Markets
  • Special Focus IV. Community Interventions for the Prevention of ObesityChapter 6. The Impact of Interventions; Special Focus V. Regulation of Food Advertising to Children: The UK Experience; Special Focus VI. The Case for Self-Regulation in Food Advertising; Chapter 7. Information, Incentives and Choice: A Viable Approach to Preventing Obesity; Annex A. Supplementary Figures and Tables; Annex B. Author's and Contributors' Biographies
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (270 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9786612896606
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (EBL)605871
  • (OCoLC)668054681
  • (SSID)ssj0000410306
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11276422
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000410306
  • (PQKBWorkID)10350146
  • (PQKB)11433396
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000056192

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