Tackling Obesities: Future Choices
The Tackling Obesities: Future Choices project launched its findings on 17 October 2007. Download the reports and order those that are available in hard copy.
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The project gathered scientific evidence from across a wide range of disciplines to inform a strategic view of this issue.
The Project's Director was Sir David King, Chief Scientific Adviser at the Government Office for Science.
The project was overseen by a High Level Stakeholder Group chaired by Dawn Primarolo.
"to produce a long-term vision of how we can deliver a sustainable response to obesity in the UK over the next 40 years."
- to use the scientific evidence base from across a wide range of disciplines to identify the broad range of factors that influence obesity, looking beyond the obvious
- to create a shared understanding of the relationships between key factors influencing levels of obesity and their relative importance
- to build on this evidence to identify effective interventions
- to analyse how future levels of obesity might change and the most effective future responses