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Big Food Is to Blame for Far More Than Obesity

A study found that the food industry’s influence has been linked to a world obesity epidemic, malnutrition and climate change.

Tempting conclusions: obesity

The world food system is broken and it is affecting people’s health. According to a report on obesity out today from the Lancet Commission, fully 2bn people are overweight and 815m are chronically undernourished. 

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How do we incentivise people to be healthier?

The obesity challenge to the NHS looms large. The costs of treating related health conditions, such as type 2 diabetes, are rising relentlessly. Policymakers are anxious to find answers. Prevention is the goal, but what sort of nudge is most effective to get people to look after themselves better?

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