Over the past several decades, children’s physical activity has declined for a number of reasons, including parental concern about children’s safety. Continue reading
About this time last year, we had a new member join our research team in Edmonton.
A few choice words are used often to describe obesity and the trends observed over the past few decades. Continue reading
Over recent years, there’s been growing interest in taxing sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) as a means to improve public health. Continue reading
Undergraduate nutrition students at UAlberta who are on track to become registered dietitians are required to complete a research course, which exposes them to research principles and practices, pairing them with mentors to complete research projects. Over the years, more than 20 students have spent time working and learning with our group. Continue reading
It’s my pleasure to share some exciting news about our team at the PCWH.
The clinical and research work we do day-to-day includes a basic goal – to help families live their healthiest, happiest lives possible. For us, this includes working with families to make and maintain healthy lifestyle, behavioral, and cognitive (LBC) changes to prevent or manage obesity. There are a number of factors that determine the LBC decisions and choices families make to work towards this goal, factors that are usually based on their values and core beliefs.