• Sociology
  • Published 2015

"Fat Taxing" Our Way to a Healthier World

  title={"Fat Taxing" Our Way to a Healthier World},
  author={Sarah Doucett},
I. INTRODUCTION Obesity has become a global public health emergency growing at a rate that threatens both international health and economic development. (1) Food technology has shifted from locally grown whole foods to the mass preparation of highly processed foods that are low in nutrients, inexpensive, hyper palatable and convenient. (2) In an attempt to minimize the obesity epidemic, various global interventions and policies have been implemented. (3) However, international law currently… CONTINUE READING