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New Study: Children’s Physical Activity during COVID-19 in Ontario, Canada: Parents’ Perspectives

A team of researchers led by Monika Szpunar with Kendall Saravanamuttoo, Leigh M Vanderloo, Brianne A Bruijns, Stephanie Truelove, Shauna M Burke, Jason Gilliland, Jennifer D Irwin, and Patricia Tucker recently published an article entitled: “Children’s Physical Activity during COVID-19 in Ontario, Canada: Parents’ Perspectives.” The COVID-19 pandemic has had a large influence on children’s […]

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New HEAL Study: Applicability of the Socioecological Model for Understanding and Reducing Consumption of Ultra-Processed Foods in Canada

A team of researchers led by Nicolas Woods with Jason Gilliland and Jamie A. Seabrook recently published an article entitled: “Applicability of the Socioecological Model for Understanding and Reducing Consumption of Ultra-Processed Foods in Canada” Ultra-processed foods (UPFs) have become a major contributor to the diets of Canadians, with a recent report from Statistics Canada […]

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HEALYAC 2022-2023: Meeting #5

This week, the HEALab hosted the first in-person HEALYAC meeting for the 2022-23 council. Members participated in an icebreaker activity wherein they were asked to find fellow members with specified traits, skills, or interests. They then broke off into small groups to discuss the HEALYAC ‘Big Project’ for the year and to brainstorm some keywords […]

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