Cost-effectiveness of diet and exercise interventions to reduce overweight and obesity.

Title: Cost effectiveness of diet and exercise iterventions to reduce overweight and obesity.

Source: International Journal of Obesity, 35, p.1071-1078.

Follow this link for abstract.

Date of publication: August 2011.

Publication type: Research.

In a nutshell: This paper examines whether two dietary weight loss interventions – the dietary approaches to stop hypertension (DASH) programme and a low-fat diet programme – would be cost effective to implement in Australia and would have the potential to reduce the disease burden associated with overweight and obesity.

Length of publication: 9 pages.

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