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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Details

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.

Published 17 October 2007