August 01, 2005 to August 31, 2005
This week's feature is by Margaret MacNeill, an associate professor at the University of Toronto in the Faculty of Physical Education and Health. In her introduction to "From 'Fat Nation' to Healthy Active Cultures," she writes "is there an epidemic of obesity? Is our focus on the body mass index (BMI) as a measure of health misguided? Are children and teenagers 'bodies at risk'?"