Chapter 16 -The organisational design of obesity management

The role of government in the obesity epidemic

I believe that our governments caused the obesity epidemic. With the dietary advice change in America first, followed by the UK and then other ‘developed’ countries, the U-turn from “carbohydrates are fattening” to “base your meals on starchy foods” caused the obesity epidemic. I am somewhat torn, therefore, in terms of the role government should p...


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