Economic Instruments for Obesity Prevention: Results of a Scoping Review and Modified Delphi Survey
AbstractComprehensive, multi-level approaches are required to address obesity. One important target for intervention is the economic domain. The purpose of this study was to synthesize existing evidence regarding the impact of economic policies targeting obesity and its causal behaviours (diet, physical activity), and to make specific recommendations for the Canadian context.
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