Published: 26 May 2018
Author(s): Abdelaziz Ghanemi, Jonny St-Amand
Issue: June 2018
Section: Editorial

Obesity has been pointed since the medical diagnosis and scientific observation was developed and according to the World Health Organization, it has an epidemic evolution nowadays [1]. The simple definition of obesity is the accumulation of an excess of energy stored in form of excess body fat. This excess results from the fact that the energy ingested from diet is superior to the energy expenditure, such as physical activity, resulting in an energy balance dysregulation, which is due to complex and multifactorial aetiologies [2].

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