Strategies for Promoting Healthier Food Choices.

@article{Downs2009StrategiesFP,
  title={Strategies for Promoting Healthier Food Choices.},
  author={Julie S. Downs and George Loewenstein and Jessica Wisdom},
  journal={The American economic review},
  year={2009},
  volume={99 2},
  pages={
          159-64
        }
}
Between 1960 and 2004, the proportion of Americans meeting standard criteria for obesity increased from 13 percent to 31 percent (Katherine M. Flegal et al. 2002), and it has been proposed that, if this trend is not reversed, obesity may soon overtake smoking as the leading preventable cause of death (Ali H. Mokdad et al. 2004). Consequently, obesity is now one of the major causes of rising health care costs (Eric A. Finkelstein, Christopher J. Ruhm, and Katherine M. Kosa 2005). Empirical… 

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