Targeting cultural changes supportive of the healthiest lifestyle patterns . A biosocial evidence-base for prevention of obesity

@inproceedings{AVID2010TargetingCC,
  title={Targeting cultural changes supportive of the healthiest lifestyle patterns . A biosocial evidence-base for prevention of obesity},
  author={AVID and A. Beulah and OOTH},
  year={2010}
}
This paper argues that the rise in obesity can be slowed only by universal education based on a type of evidence that does not yet exist. On top of literacy and numeracy, people need the ability to preempt the fattening effect of a decrease in habitual physical activity by altering familiar patterns of eating, drinking and exercise in ways that are both maintainable within the individual’s social and physical environment and also effective at decreasing weight to the asymptote for each… CONTINUE READING
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