Ask The Expert #7: Food Addiction Specialist Dr. Vera Tarman Answers Your Questions (Part 2)

2019-10-16T13:43:55+00:00 October 16th, 2019|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Dr. Vera Tarman, a food addictions specialist and author of the book Food Junkies, answers more of your questions in the latest installment of our popular series. Read Part 1 of Dr. Tarman's Q&A here.  Q1: I convinced myself that I have a food addiction [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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