Research and analysis

Reducing obesity: future choices

Foresight report looking at how we can respond to rising levels of obesity in the UK.

Documents

Tackling obesities: future choices - project report (2nd edition)

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Tackling obesities: future choices - summary of key messages

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Tackling obesities: future choices - follow up actions

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Detail

This report takes a strategic 40 year forward look at how the UK can respond sustainably to rising levels of obesity. It brings together evidence and expertise from across a wide range of disciplines and from professionals and interested organisations both inside and outside government.

This second edition includes a revised figure for the estimated future costs of people being overweight or obese.

Further details of the project and the supporting evidence are available from the tackling obesities project page.