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HEALYAC Meeting 9

HEALYAC Meeting 9

During Meeting 9, members welcomed Dr. Kristen Reilly as one of our new Staff Co-Facilitators of the HEALYAC.  Afterwards, members reviewed the survey for the food advertisements that the youth coded with Drew Bowman. Next, the youth continued writing the PCR statements on vaping from last meeting. Members also continued brainstorming ideas for the promotional […]

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HEALYAC Meeting 8

During meeting 8, the HEALYAC provided their opinions on Drew Bowman’s Food Advertisement study and provided feedback through a survey administered by Bowman. The group gave their answers on what component (Price, image, colour etc) of food advertisements are most persuasive to teens. AJ Wray and Suraj Paul gave a presentation about PCR Statements (Principle, […]

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Assessing children’s menus by neighbourhood socioeconomic characteristics.

With childhood obesity on the rise in Canada and the USA, it is important to understand the factors that play a role in shaping obesity outcomes. North American food environments often promote high-energy, high-fat, high-sugar foods and beverages, especially in low-income and highly socio-economically deprived neighbourhoods. However, compared to the USA, Canada sees slightly lower […]

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