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Risk factors of childhood obesity: What are they? How to prevent them? – An updated of 2019

2019-10-15T14:04:40+00:00 October 8th, 2019|Categories: OC News, SNP|Tags: |

Today’s post comes from Audrey St-Laurent. Audrey is a PhD student in the department of kinesiology at Laval University of Quebec City. She is also the communications director of the OC-SNP National Executive. Childhood obesity is a known public health issue. [...]

Recap from OC-Victoria’s FIRST event!

2019-10-16T11:27:23+00:00 October 7th, 2019|Categories: Local Chapters|Tags: , , , |

On September 30th, Obesity Canada's Victoria Local Chapter held it's first ever event. A successful event with many attendees from the local TOPS club were in attendance to support the newest chapter. After some networking time, Elena, chapter Chair, gave a [...]

HOBS (Swedish patient association for obesity) Zero Tolerance for Weight Stigma Campaign

2019-10-09T11:33:04+00:00 October 7th, 2019|Categories: OC News|Tags: , |

HOBS is a Swedish patient association for obesity. They have launched the below film as part of their Zero Tolerance for Weight Stigma Campaign. "To stop obesity stigma is to stop making assumptions about someone's health or heath behaviors based on [...]

Reflection on Obesity Canada’s Advocacy: Student & New Professional Blog Post by Malcolm Snow

2019-10-10T17:09:08+00:00 October 3rd, 2019|Categories: SNP|Tags: , |

Today’s blog post comes from Malcolm Snow. Malcolm is an undergraduate student at Memorial University of Newfoundland where he is studying Psychology. He is also one of the Chapter Representatives on the OC-SNP National Executive. The upcoming federal election is in [...]

Improving obesity prevention and management in primary care: NEW TOOLS!

2019-10-02T10:23:16+00:00 October 2nd, 2019|Categories: OC News|Tags: |

A Roadmap for Managing Obesity in Primary Care Obesity Canada’s 5As of Obesity Management program was designed as a step-by-step framework for busy non-specialists who manage obesity in their patients. The framework was developed with close to $1 million in funding [...]

Gut Feeling: Cooking with probiotics and gut-friendly foods – Recipe included!

2019-10-16T16:48:47+00:00 October 2nd, 2019|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , |

On September 23rd, Obesity Canada’s GTA Chapter hosted its first cooking demonstration on gut healthy foods in partnership with Guardian -Morelli’s Pharmacy. Aptly titled, "Gut Feeling: Cooking with probiotics and gut-friendly foods”, the event explored the growing public interest in the microbiome and its impact on health, and how our [...]

Update to the MDBriefCase Website: CBE & AOMP

2019-10-01T17:17:33+00:00 October 1st, 2019|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , |

ALERT Our partner is working to resolve all AOMP issues by Friday, October 4. As you may have noticed, AdvancingPractice.com recently merged with its sister site MDBriefCase. When you next visit the site, you’ll be automatically redirected to MBriefCase.com. As part [...]

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