Dr Jean Michel Borys is a medical doctor, endocrinologist and nutritionist. He is co-director of the EPODE Programme since 2004 (Childhood obesity prévention programme) implemented in 200 towns in France. He is also co-director, since 2007, of the EPODE European Network (EEN). Borys is an active member of several national and international sicentific societies in the area of nutrition, diabètes, obesity. Jean-Michel Borys has published several monographies for the health sector and for the general public. Additionally, he has written numerous scientific papers in the area of nutrition, diabetes, lipidology and cardiovascular diseases. Jean Michel Borys is the main author of a medical monography on Chidhood Obesity (2004).