Combatting obesity through employer support

Beyond empowering employees with knowledge about weight and risk factors, employers can offer programs that employees perceive as having real value, which are more responsive to their needs

Combatting obesity through employer support

Obesity is a common and troublesome health condition that affects more than one-quarter of Canadians. Carrying excess weight increases the risk of many severe and potentially debilitating diseases and health conditions, including Type 2 diabetes, certain types of cancer, coronary heart disease, high blood pressure, stroke and osteoarthritis.

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