Diet, obesity and health: from science to policy
Poor diet is the leading risk factor for ill health in the UK, carrying more risk than smoking or hypertension.

But in an era where we seem to be constantly bombarded with often conflicting messages about our diets, is all this information actually making us any healthier? How can we cut through media hysteria and use the science to make wise choices about the food we eat and how can the Government make sensible policy decisions to help with the impact our consumption habits have on our health.
Date: 21 November 2019, 17:00 (Thursday, 6th week, Michaelmas 2019)
Venue: Corner of Catte and Holywell Streets
Speaker: Prof Susan Jebb (University of Oxford)
Organising department: Oxford Martin School
Organiser: Oxford Martin School (University of Oxford)
Organiser contact email address: events@oxfordmartin.ox.ac.uk
Part of: Oxford Martin School Lecture Series: Food futures: how can we safeguard the planet's health, and our own?
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Booking required?: Required
Booking url: https://www.oxfordmartin.ox.ac.uk/events/diet-obesity-and-health/
Booking email: events@oxfordmartin.ox.ac.uk
Cost: Free
Audience: Public
Editor: Hannah Mitchell