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Research into action for healthy food environments

Donna Smith, RD, from the OPHA Nutrition Resource Centre, presents: The Nutrition Resource: Facilitating research into action to create healthy food environments for children and youth. The Children’s Health and the Environment Workshop & Symposium (CHEWS) was held at Western University with the support of The Lawson Foundation.

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New Publication: Socioeconomic status and adverse birth outcomes: a population-based Canadian sample

Socioeconomic status (SES) has consistently been a predictor of physical and mental health, as those of lower SES are typically found to have poorer health status than their higher SES counterparts. This new publication explores the association between SES and adverse birth outcomes, in particular low birth weight and preterm birth in the Southwestern Ontario […]

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HEAL Award Winner Helping to Improve Children’s Nutrition and Food Literacy

Congratulations to HEAL Graduate Research Associate Paige Colley who received an Ontario Graduate Scholarship. Paige is a PhD student in Health & Rehabilitation Sciences under the supervision of Dr. Jason Gilliland and Dr. Linda Miller. Paige’s research aims to investigate the Ontario Student Nutrition Program’s impact on children’s dietary behaviours, food intake, and nutritional knowledge.   Paige […]

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