Tackling obesity in cities

Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol. 2013 Aug;1 Suppl 1:s1-2. doi: 10.1016/S2213-8587(13)70126-8. Epub 2013 Sep 18.

Abstract

A London local authority is considering reducing benefits for residents with obesity who won't follow exercise plans. Tony Kirby looks at methods employed across cities worldwide to battle the bulge.

MeSH terms

  • Cities / epidemiology*
  • Diet Therapy / methods*
  • Diet Therapy / trends
  • Exercise Therapy / legislation & jurisprudence
  • Exercise Therapy / methods*
  • Exercise Therapy / trends
  • Humans
  • London
  • Obesity / epidemiology*
  • Obesity / therapy*
  • Public Health Practice*