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HEALYAC 2022-2023: Meeting #4

This week, members participated in an icebreaker activity wherein they were asked to solve a list of riddles. Alexandra Overvelde (HEAL MA Student) led a workshop on qualitative research methods and presented her research on the Food Retail Environment Study for Health & Economic Resiliency (FRESHER). Pazeerish (HEALYAC member) presented their ‘Peer Learning Circle’ activity […]

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New HEAL Study: Food providers’ experiences with a central procurement school snack program

A team of researchers led by Mariam Ismail with Jason Gilliland, June Matthews, and Danielle Battram recently published an article entitled: “Food providers’ experiences with a central procurement school snack program.” Universal, government-funded school food programs (SFPs) offer many benefits not only to the children they serve, but also to the communities that support them. […]

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New HEAL Study: Fruit and Vegetable Intake Is Associated with Food Knowledge among Children Aged 9–14 Years in Southwestern Ontario, Canada

A team of researchers led by Louise McEachern with Mariam Ismail, Jamie Seabrook, and Jason Gilliland recently published an article entitled: “Fruit and Vegetable Intake Is Associated with Food Knowledge among Children Aged 9–14 Years in Southwestern Ontario, Canada.” Interventions to improve dietary quality and intake of fruits and vegetables (FV) among Canadian children have […]

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