Obesogenic environments: exploring the built and food environments,…
exploring the built and
Lack of physical and social security
lack of physical activity
Low socioeconomic level
Lack of Social Cohesion
Land use paterns (residential, commercial, office, industrail, and other activities)....
population density, Promote the use of bicycles, walks, less dependence on the car.
Link between built environment, physical activity, obesity and chronic diseases.
Should encourage pleasant landscaping
Food and Nutrition Environments
food for home consumption
Does not affect dietary measurements
and grocery shops
and ready-made food for home
Influence of advertising. It affects the ability and enthusiasm to consume certain foods. (mainly TV)
Future Measuring the obesogenic
While evidence does exist to link
the built environment with obesity, the
methods which have been used are
inconsistent, and vary across studies
Work with children and youth, emphasizing prevention of overweight and obesity.
Advertising directed towards them. Makes healthy choices difficult
School, work, home, neighborhood, health system, social policy, beliefs
Modern society favors patterns of physical activity and unhealthy eating.