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Improving communication to tackle obesity in the UK.

Abstract:

Obesity is a serious health issue. In the UK the prevalence of obesity has trebled in the last 20 years and today one in five adults is clinically obese. Research shows that obesity is a predictable response to an environment that favours the consumption of energy-dense foods and allows minimal physical activity. This finding implies that the efficacy of public health messages to individuals to inform their lifestyle choices will be enhanced by environmental changes that support and facilitat...

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10.1079/pns2003278

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Journal:
The Proceedings of the Nutrition Society
Volume:
62
Issue:
3
Pages:
577-581
Publication date:
2003-08-05
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EISSN:
1475-2719
ISSN:
0029-6651
URN:
uuid:93adfd27-2a4e-4d49-9564-7a5025a8d6f8
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429897
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pubs:429897

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