Vital Strategies’ work building public health systems rests on a strong foundation of evidence. In our obesity prevention work, we support governments in implementing policies that are proven to reduce risk factors associated with obesity. Here are eight of the most important recent papers and guidelines on obesity identified by our expert team:
- Food in the Anthropocene: the EAT–Lancet Commission on healthy diets from sustainable food systems – The Lancet [Internet]. [cited 2019 Mar 12].
- Kelly B, Vandevijvere S, Ng S, Adams J, Allemandi L, Bahena‐Espina L, et al. Global benchmarking of children’s exposure to television advertising of unhealthy foods and beverages across 22 countries. Obesity Reviews [Internet]. [cited 2019 Jul 22];0(0).
- Teng AM, Jones AC, Mizdrak A, Signal L, Genç M, Wilson N. Impact of sugar-sweetened beverage taxes on purchases and dietary intake: Systematic review and meta-analysis. Obesity Reviews [Internet]. [cited 2019 Jul 22];0(0).
- Cayon A. PAHO/WHO. PAHO Nutrient Profile Model [Internet]. Pan American Health Organization / World Health Organization. 2016 [cited 2019 Jul 22].
- Swinburn BA, Kraak VI, Allender S, Atkins VJ, Baker PI, Bogard JR, et al. The Global Syndemic of Obesity, Undernutrition, and Climate Change: The Lancet Commission report. The Lancet. 2019 Feb 23;393(10173):791–846.
- Hall KD, Ayuketah A, Brychta R, Cai H, Cassimatis T, Chen KY, et al. Ultra-Processed Diets Cause Excess Calorie Intake and Weight Gain: An Inpatient Randomized Controlled Trial of Ad Libitum Food Intake. Cell Metabolism. 2019 Jul 2;30(1):67-77.e3.
- WHO. Marketing of foods and non-alcoholic beverages to children [Internet]. WHO. [cited 2019 Jul 22].
- Abarca-Gómez L, Abdeen ZA, Hamid ZA, Abu-Rmeileh NM, Acosta-Cazares B, Acuin C, et al. Worldwide trends in body-mass index, underweight, overweight, and obesity from 1975 to 2016: a pooled analysis of 2416 population-based measurement studies in 128·9 million children, adolescents, and adults. The Lancet. 2017 Dec 16;390(10113):2627–42.