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Helen: Weight of Living

2019-11-25T11:26:11+00:00 November 21st, 2019|Categories: OC News, Weight of Living|Tags: , , , , |

Representation matters! Obesity Canada launched the Weight of Living series to dismantle the stereotypes and myths surrounding obesity. Through stories and photos, we hope to address the bias that surrounds obesity and weight, and inspire others to continue the conversation about obesity. [...]

Fat Family Part 3: Fat Parents

2019-11-20T11:58:38+00:00 November 20th, 2019|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Kelly Moen is an active patient advocate and vice-chair of the Obesity Canada Public Engagement Committee. Kelly and his wife Cathy gave a talk about living with obesity and the impact on family earlier this year.  This topic has inspired Kelly’s family to write [...]

Assessing the State of Obesity Care: Quality, Access and Standards

2019-10-28T12:58:35+00:00 October 28th, 2019|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , |

By Ximena Ramos Salas, PhD, Director of Research & Policy, Obesity Canada I have been working in the field of obesity research, education and advocacy for over a decade. In that time, I have seen the field of obesity change significantly. In [...]

Ask The Expert #7: Food Addiction Specialist Dr. Vera Tarman Answers Your Questions (Part 2)

2019-10-16T13:43:55+00:00 October 16th, 2019|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Dr. Vera Tarman, a food addictions specialist and author of the book Food Junkies, answers more of your questions in the latest installment of our popular series. Read Part 1 of Dr. Tarman's Q&A here.  Q1: I convinced myself that I have a food addiction [...]

Supporting the Obesity Research Community

2019-10-01T08:24:51+00:00 September 30th, 2019|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

To learn more about how Obesity Canada can be a knowledge translation partner for your research project, contact us: info@obesitynetwork.ca Research and clinical prac­tice has made gains in understanding the complexity of the obesity, but a great deal of work remains, particularly [...]

Ask The Expert #7: Food Addiction Specialist Dr. Vera Tarman Answers Your Questions (Part 1)

2019-10-16T13:46:32+00:00 September 3rd, 2019|Categories: OC News|Tags: , |

Last month we asked you to submit your questions to Dr. Vera Tarman, a food addictions specialist and author of the book Food Junkies.  We received a number of excellent questions and Dr.Tarman was generous enough to answer many of them in [...]

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