Economic growth and obesity: an interesting relationship with world-wide implications.

@article{Egger2012EconomicGA,
  title={Economic growth and obesity: an interesting relationship with world-wide implications.},
  author={Garry Egger and Boyd A. Swinburn and Fakir M Amirul Islam},
  journal={Economics and human biology},
  year={2012},
  volume={10 2},
  pages={147-53}
}
The prosperity of a country, commonly measured in terms of its annual per capita Gross Domestic Product (GDP), has different relationships with population levels of body weight and happiness, as well as environmental impacts such as carbon emissions. The aim of this study was to examine these relationships and to try to find a level of GDP, which provides for sustainable economic activity, optimal happiness and healthy levels of mean body mass index (BMI). Spline regression analyses were… CONTINUE READING
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