Yoni Freedhoff

Yoni Freedhoff, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Family Medicine at the University of Ottawa, where he’s the founder and medical director of the Bariatric Medical Institute—dedicated to non-surgical weight management since 2004. Deemed a “nutritional watchdog” by the CMAJ, Dr. Freedhoff sounds off daily on his award-winning blog, Weighty Matters, and is also easily reachable on Twitter. A sought after international lecturer, Dr. Freedhoff’s ability to distill complex information into media friendly soundbites along with his outspoken nature have also made him an invaluable source to Canada’s health reporters and he’s become a fixture in the media on matters pertaining to nutrition, obesity, and health related public policy.  Dr. Freedhoff’s latest book Why Diets Fail and How to Make Yours Work will be published by Simon & Schuster’s Free Press in May 2013.

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Podcasts with Dr. Yoni Freedhoff:

Fixing a Broken Environment to Curb the Obesity Crisis

Posters by Dr. Yoni Freedhoff:

freedhoffposterjun28-16“The world we have allowed to rise up around us makes unhealthy living the normal default behavior. If you have to go out of your way to make healthful choices, then go figure the vast majority of us won’t.”

Watch the video: We’ve normalized the normal


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