• Smart city lifestyle sensing, big data, geo-analytics and intelligence for smarter public health decision-making in overweight, obesity and type 2 diabetes prevention: the research we should be doing

    1 month ago - By Springer

    Abstract
    The public health burden caused by overweight, obesity and type-2 diabetes is very significant and continues to rise worldwide. The causation of OO and T2D is complex and highly multifactorial rather than a mere energy intake and expenditure imbalance. But previous research into food and physical activity neighbourhood environments has mainly focused on associating body mass index with proximity to stores selling fresh fruits and vegetables or fast food restaurants and takeaways, or with neighbourhood walkability factors and access to green spaces or public gym facilities, making...
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