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Welcome to the International Journal of Obesity

Publishing the latest research and reviews on biochemical, physiological, genetic, molecular, metabolic, nutritional, psychological and epidemiological aspects of obesity and related disorders. 


  • Nikhil Dhurandhar

    We are delighted to congratulate IJO’s co-Editor-in-Chief, Nikhil Dhurandhar, on being awarded the George A. Bray Founders Award! This award recognizes an individual for significant contributions that advance the scientific or clinical basis for understanding or treating obesity and for extensive involvement with The Obesity Society.

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The association of obesity and COVID-19

Research on the pandemic of Covid-19 has demonstrated that there is a higher risk of contracting the disease, increased severity, and poorer outcomes in individuals who are obese.