Understanding Obesity Online Course – The University of Edinburgh

Understanding Obesity Online Course – The University of Edinburgh

Obesity is a worldwide epidemic. “Over the last decade, the prevalence of obesity in Western and Westernizing countries has more than doubled. A standardized classification of overweight and obesity, based on the body mass index now allows a comparison of prevalence rates worldwide for the first time. ” sciencedirect.com Understanding Obesity Online Course is conducted by Dr John Menzies from The University of Edinburgh . John is a Lecturer in the Centre for Integrative Physiology at the University of Edinburgh. He specialises in the neurobiology of appetite and reward, studying how brain systems…