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


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


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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