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Obesity study earns hefty praise

Sharma said health authorities are often resistant to change and fall victim to “group think”, but he said Northern Health was willing to take a chance by getting away from the concept of healthy weight and adopting the idea that people can be healthy at any size.

“This is the fastest I think I’ve ever seen emerging research find its way into a policy document,” Sharma said, noting some of the ideas in the paper come from research published in academic journals less than a year ago.Read Article