Reversing the Obesity Epidemic: Stricter Economic Regulation


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In a study published in the Bulletin of the World Health Organization, a stricter and tighter economic regulation is needed to slow and reverse the growing obesity epidemic.

The study was conducted by a team of researchers based in the United States and Ireland. According to Dr Francesco Branca, director of the Department of Nutrition for Health and Development at WHO, "Policies targeting food and nutrition are needed across several sectors including agriculture, industry, health, social welfare and education."


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Nobel Peace Prize winner, founder of Grameen Bank and chairman, Muhammad Yunus, writes about happiness: That happinessĀ comes from many sources, not as the current economic framework assumes, just from making money.




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