Tackling of unhealthy diets, physical inactivity, and obesity: health effects and cost-effectiveness.

@article{Cecchini2010TacklingOU,
  title={Tackling of unhealthy diets, physical inactivity, and obesity: health effects and cost-effectiveness.},
  author={Michele Cecchini and Franco Sassi and Jeremy A. Lauer and Yong Yi Lee and Veronica Guajardo-Barr{\'o}n and Daniel Chisholm},
  journal={Lancet},
  year={2010},
  volume={376 9754},
  pages={1775-84}
}
The obesity epidemic is spreading to low-income and middle-income countries as a result of new dietary habits and sedentary ways of life, fuelling chronic diseases and premature mortality. In this report we present an assessment of public health strategies designed to tackle behavioural risk factors for chronic diseases that are closely linked with obesity, including aspects of diet and physical inactivity, in Brazil, China, India, Mexico, Russia, and South Africa. England was included for… CONTINUE READING
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