Harvard University: Dr. Marie France Hivert Archives - Pediatric Research Foundation
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Excess weight and obesity are defined as an excessive accumulation of body fat. In Canada, 29% of children are overweight or obese and the majority (~70%) of them will remain overweight as adults.

Principal investigator

  • Dr. Luigi Bouchard, Professor, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences FMSS Department of Biochemistry and Genomics Function, University of Sherbrooke

Metabolic and cardiovascular health