Research. Education. Advocacy.
Who is Obesity Canada?
Obesity Canada is a leading organization in Canada that addresses the complex issue of obesity. They provide guidelines for healthcare professionals, offer educational programs, promote public awareness, and advocate for evidence-based policies. By combining research, education, and advocacy, Obesity Canada strives to improve the understanding and management of obesity while supporting individuals affected by this disease.
What is Obesity?
Obesity is a chronic disease, which means it lasts for a long time and requires ongoing management. It’s not something that can be easily fixed overnight. It’s like having a condition that needs regular attention and care, just like other chronic diseases such as diabetes or high blood pressure.
What is the Definition of 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.