Overcoming obesity: An initial economic analysis – McKinsey & Company – November 2014

Posted on November 24, 2014. Filed under: Health Economics, Public Hlth & Hlth Promotion | Tags: , |

Overcoming obesity: An initial economic analysis – McKinsey & Company – November 2014

“A new McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) discussion paper, Overcoming obesity: An initial economic analysis, seeks to overcome these hurdles by offering an independent view on the components of a potential strategy. MGI has studied 74 interventions (in 18 areas) that are being discussed or piloted somewhere around the world to address obesity, including subsidized school meals for all, calorie and nutrition labeling, restrictions on advertising high-calorie food and drinks, and public-health campaigns. We found sufficient data on 44 of these interventions, in 16 areas.”

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