TITLE

The economics of obesity

PUB. DATE
May 2010
SOURCE
American Journal of Clinical Nutrition;May2010, Vol. 91 Issue 5, p1520S
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the economics of obesity in the U.S. An overview about the obesity rates in the country is provided. The role of economic in rising rates of obesity is tackled with details on food consumption, energy expenditure and motivation to engage in health-seeking behaviors. Also tackled is the role of the government to counter obesity.
ACCESSION #
49805925

 

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