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Jennifer Kuk

Expert in obesity and related health risks


Faculty of Health - School of Kinesiology & Health Science

2002, Sherman Health Science Research Centre
Keele Campus
Phone: 416-736-2100 Ext. 20080



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Faculty of Health Profile
New York Times - Overestimating How Hard We Exercise
CBC News - Physical activity needs for health payoffs often underestimated
CBC News - Obesity rates: Is the Body Mass Index a good measurement?
CBC News - Overweight, obesity class includes 1 in 5 Canadian youth
Global News - Study finds most Canadians overestimate the intensity of exercise
Global News - Fit and fat: Not all agree obesity should be labelled a disease
CNN - Should all obese people lose weight?
YouTube - Study on serving sizes
United Press International - Millennials need to eat less, work out more to avoid obesity
The Washington Post - It’s gotten harder to lose weight and not for the reasons you think
The Globe and Mail - Beyond BMI: New obesity tool better at predicting risk of death, studies say
TIME Magazine - Why Losing Weight Is So Hard for Some People
National Post - The shape of the future: Is obesity a crisis or just the latest stage of evolution?
The Atlantic - The Water Diet
YFile - Sweet relief? Sugar substitutes don't offer health benefits for individuals with obesity
Radio Canada International - Aspartame may have negative health effects in obese: study
TIME magazine - The Annoying Truth about Holiday Weight Gain - Why willpower isn't enough to keep the pounds off


Canadian Obesity Network
Scientific Committee (2006-2010) Student and New Professional Committee (2008-2010)

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