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Experiential Learning Group on Nutrigenomics wins Campus Collaboration Award

Experiential Learning Group on Nutrigenomics wins Campus Collaboration Award

Last month, the HEAL’s student experiential learning group for the Nutrigenomics, Overweight/Obesity and Weight Management (NOW) Trial received the Campus Collaboration Award through Brescia University College. HEAL researcher and PhD candidate, Justine Horne, has been working alongside Catherine Brown (Registered Dietitian), Dr. Janet Madill, Dr. Jason Gilliland and the NOW executive committee to lead this group since April 2017. The […]

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New Publication: Is active travel a breath of fresh air? Examining children’s exposure to air pollution during the school commute

Walking to school is gaining attention as a source of exercise and a way to get outdoors, but recent concerns regarding air quality may be putting a hamper on active travel. With more and more findings praising the benefits of walking to school, it is important to determine the validity of this reservation. Currently, public […]

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New Publication: Food for naught: Using the theory of planned behaviour to better understand household food wasting behaviour.

The large scale waste of food in our country is nothing new, but a new HEAL study published in the ‘Canadian Geographer’ indicates that a large portion of this waste takes place within our homes, and could be easily avoided, provided the proper incentive. The study focuses on reducing waste through the theory of planned […]

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