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The Internationalization of the Obesity Epidemic: The Case of Sugar-Sweetened Sodas

Malden C. Nesheim and Marion Nestle

in The Fight Against Hunger and Malnutrition: The Role of Food, Agriculture, and Targeted Policies

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198733201
eISBN:
9780191797767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198733201.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

Since the early 1980s, the prevalence of obesity and overweight has increased in the United States to the point where about two-thirds of the US population can be classified as one or the other by ... More


Price Policies as Strategies for Obesity Prevention

Kristin Voigt, Stuart G. Nicholls, and Garrath Williams

in Childhood Obesity: Ethical and Policy Issues

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199964482
eISBN:
9780199362639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199964482.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Many proposals are now circulating to increase the prices of foods implicated in the rise of obesity–for example, and especially important in the context of childhood obesity, by taxing ... More


Food for Thought

Larry Cohen

in Prevention Diaries: The Practice and Pursuit of Health for All

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190623821
eISBN:
9780190623852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190623821.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The United States has had a groundswell of activity that’s also been gaining momentum. This chapter discusses the first successful US campaign to adopt a city soda tax in Berkeley, California. Not ... More


Introduction

Jonathan H. Marks

in The Perils of Partnership: Industry Influence, Institutional Integrity, and Public Health

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190907082
eISBN:
9780190907112
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190907082.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Public-private partnerships (PPPs), multistakeholder initiatives (MSIs), and other close relationships with industry actors have become the paradigm in public health. Nowhere is this more evident ... More


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