Size matters: The global fight against obesity

23 January 2018

Despite global interest in health prevention and wellness, waistlines continue to expand, and as a result obesity and associated problems such as type-2 diabetes are reaching alarming proportions.
The newly published Strategy Briefing, Size Matters: The Global Fight against Obesity, examines trends in overweight and obesity, the ways in which consumers, governments and industry are responding to the crisis, and the opportunities facing brands in the weight management sector. Overweight and obesity – especially among children – have surged over the last decade, driven by over-consumption of high-calorie processed foods, and reduced physical activity (News Item Euromonitor, 9 January 2018).
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Click here for more information about the 1st international conference - Fighting food waste together: how to open the potential of better packaging (22 March during the trade fair Anuga FoodTec 2018 in Cologne, Germany).

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