Category Archives: Obesity Podcasts

A Sugar Tax is Not the Answer

As high obesity rates continue to be a health concern for Canadians, there is growing interest in introducing a sugar sweetened beverage tax.

Fixing a broken environment to curb the obesity crisis

Obesity rates have roughly doubled in the past 30 years in Canada: 25 percent of Canadian adults and 13 percent of children are obese. Dr. Yoni Freedhoff, an assistant professor of family medicine at the University of Ottawa, and Dr. …