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Taxes on Energy-Dense Foods to Improve Nutrition and Prevent Obesity

Taxes on Energy-Dense Foods to Improve Nutrition and Prevent Obesity  

John Cawley

in Food and Addiction: A Comprehensive Handbook

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2012
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Jul 2015
eISBN: 
9780190261665
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780199738168.003.0055
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199738168
Disorder: 
Eating Disorders, Addictive and Substance Use Disorders
This chapter discusses each of the steps by which a tax on food would affect consumption and weight. It discusses public opinion regarding taxes on energy-dense foods, practical ... More
Phylogenetic and Ontogenetic Contributions to Today’s Obesity Quagmire

Phylogenetic and Ontogenetic Contributions to Today’s Obesity Quagmire  

Elliott M. Blass

in Food and Addiction: A Comprehensive Handbook

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2012
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Jul 2015
eISBN: 
9780190261665
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780199738168.003.0026
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199738168
Disorder: 
Eating Disorders, Addictive and Substance Use Disorders
Chapter 26 discusses phylogenetic and ontogenetic contributions to obesity. It argues on empirical grounds that all aspects of mammalian feeding systems are geared toward overfeeding. Under ... More
Weight and Diet among Children and Adolescents in the United States, 2005–2008

Weight and Diet among Children and Adolescents in the United States, 2005–2008  

Cynthia L. Ogden, Molly M. Lamb, Brian K. Kit, and Jacqueline D. Wright

in Food and Addiction: A Comprehensive Handbook

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2012
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Jul 2015
eISBN: 
9780190261665
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780199738168.003.0011
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199738168
Disorder: 
Eating Disorders, Addictive and Substance Use Disorders
This chapter provides an overview of obesity and consumption of total calories, SSBs, energy-dense foods, and fruits and vegetables in US children and adolescents using data from the ... More

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