What is obesity?
Obesity is a chronic, progressive and relapsing disease, characterized by the presence of abnormal or excess adiposity that impairs health and social well-being.
A big step towards bringing about a change in attitudes is education. Let’s get down to the real facts about obesity!
The good news is obesity can be managed. Learn more about the principles of treatment in Canada.
Canadians living with obesity face widespread weight bias and discrimination. Learn more about what it is, and what can be done about it.
Find Canadian statistics and other relevant information here.
Obesity is recognized as a chronic disease by the following associations and organizations:
Provincial Medical Associations