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Creative Collaborations in Education for Healthy Outcomes

In this engaging presentation, titled Creative Collaborations in Education for Health Outcomes!, Rachel Schofield Martin presents many innovative ideas for nutrition and health education being deployed and tested in District scolaire francohpone Sud – Nouveau Brunswick. The Children’s Health and the Environment Workshop & Symposium (CHEWS) was held at Western University with the support of […]

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New Publication: Examining community and consumer food environments for children: An urban-suburban-rural comparison in Southwestern Ontario

The marketing of unhealthy foods and beverages towards children in Canada has become more prevalent in the past few decades and has translated into increased consumption of these foods. This has negative implications for children’s quality of health and diet, which may lead to health complications not only in their childhood but also persisting into […]

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New publication: Active School Travel Intervention Methodologies in North America: A Systematic Review

Most North American (Canada & U.S.) children are not achieving their prescribed levels of daily physical activity. Active school travel (AST), that is walking or wheeling to/from school, is an accessible way for many children to increase their participation in daily physical activity, and subsequently improve their overall health and well-being. In this manuscript “Active […]

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