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What is known about the effectiveness of economic instruments to reduce consumption of foods high in saturated fats and other energy-dense foods for preventing and treating obesity ? [publication] /

by World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe. Health Evidence Network; Goodman, Clifford; Anise, Ayodola.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Health Evidence Network reports.Publisher: Copenhagen : WHO Regional Office for Europe, 2006Description: 25 p.SAPHIR theme(s): Nutrition - Comportements alimentairesMeSH subject(s): Obesity | Costs and Cost Analysis | Food | Taxes | Dietary Fats | Obesity -- prevention & control | Costs and Cost Analysis -- economics | Food -- economics | Taxes -- economics | ReviewPUBLICATION TYPE SAPHIR: ReportOnline resources: Date de consultation : 07.02.2008 Summary: This is a Health Evidence Network (HEN) synthesis report summarizing the available evidence concerning the effectiveness of economic instruments (including taxes, price policies and incentives) in containing or reducing food consumption, particularly of foods high in saturated fats and other energy-dense foods. Available evidence suggests - but does not demonstrate - that introduction of policy-related economic instruments, particularly in the form of taxes and price policies, could reduce food consumption, including of high saturated fat and other energy-dense foods, and increase the purchasing of healthful foods. [P. 2] Résumé français: http://www.euro.who.int/HEN/Syntheses/obesity/20060713_10?language=French
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This is a Health Evidence Network (HEN) synthesis report summarizing the available evidence concerning the effectiveness of economic instruments (including taxes, price policies and incentives) in containing or reducing food consumption, particularly of foods high in saturated fats and other energy-dense foods. Available evidence suggests - but does not demonstrate - that introduction of policy-related economic instruments, particularly in the form of taxes and price policies, could reduce food consumption, including of high saturated fat and other energy-dense foods, and increase the purchasing of healthful foods. [P. 2] Résumé français: http://www.euro.who.int/HEN/Syntheses/obesity/20060713_10?language=French