Obesity and the Public Purse

IEA Head of Lifestyle Economics Christopher Snowdon discusses Britain’s so-called ‘obesity epidemic’, and the flawed public health approach towards it.

Chris explains how people struggling with obesity are unfairly scapegoated for the NHS’s problems, as obesity costs less than half as much as the government claims.

For more on this topic, read our report ‘Obesity and the Public Purse’ by visiting: https://iea.org.uk/publications/obesi…