Active video games do not replace activity: Active Healthy Kids Canada

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Active Healthy Kids Canada does not recommend active video games as a strategy to help kids be more physically active. Here are some key points the organization says often mislead parents: Playing active video games doesn’t lead to… Read More

“Junk Foods,” “Treats,” or “Pathogenic Foods”?

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Largely due to tobacco use, lack of physical activity and unhealthy eating, Canada and the world are facing an epidemic of chronic noncommunicable disease (mostly cancers and cardiovascular diseases). As a result it is predicted the next generation… Read More

Giving up hot dogs could save your butt

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The US Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine shocked several American cities in the spring, putting up huge public service ad billboards featuring a man in a hospital gown holding a hotdog in his hand and looking at his… Read More

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