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New Publication: Promoting active school travel in elementary schools – A regional case study of the school travel planning intervention

New Publication: Promoting active school travel in elementary schools – A regional case study of the school travel planning intervention

Active school travel (AST) is achieved by “walking and wheeling” to and from school as opposed to using vehicular transport. Partaking in AST has proven to be associated with improved mental and physical health in children. Factors that influence one’s participation in AST include an individual’s socioeconomic status, environmental conditions such as neighbourhood characteristics, and […]

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New Publication: Is phase angle an appropriate indicator of malnutrition in different disease states? A systematic review

Malnutrition is a common concern in both chronic and acute disease with many potential negative consequences. It is therefore crucial for clinicians to have accurate methods for nutrition assessment.  Subjective Global Assessment (SGA) is the gold standard nutritional assessment method – it classifies malnutrition severity via a bedside assessment combining dietary, weight, functional, gastrointestinal and disease history with a physical […]

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New Publication: A Systematic Review of Genetic Testing and Lifestyle Behaviour Change

Nutrigenomics is the branch of science that studies the relationship between genomes and nutrition and health ie. how genes interact with food, beverages and supplements consumed to influence health outcomes. Genetic tests are thought to potentially provide information on disease risks, which can be relieved through alterations in your lifestyle habits and behaviours. This systematic […]

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