Research and analysis

Reducing obesity: environmental factors

Report looking at the impact of the built environment on obesity.

Documents

Tackling obesities: future choices: obesogenic environments - evidence review

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Tackling obesities: future choices: obesogenic environments - summary of discussion workshops

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Detail

The term ‘obesogenic environment’ refers to the role environmental factors can play in determining both nutrition and physical activity. This report considers the current research on the impact of the built environment on health and, in particular, the development of obesity.

The related workshop report summarises the findings of 3 multidisciplinary workshops on the obesogenic environment.

This evidence review was commissioned as part of the Foresight project on tackling obesities.