Pathways to Obesity

December 02, 2002 - The prevalence of obesity is increasing worldwide, which indicates that the primary cause of obesity lies in environmental and behavioural changes rather than in genetic modifications.

Health Canada Releases Family and Teachers' Guides and Interactive Magazines to Increase Physical Activity Levels in Children and Youth

November 04, 2002 - Health Canada and the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology have recently released new resources to address physical inactivity and obesity among Canada's children and youth.

New Resources

October 01, 2002 - We've added these new resources for health professionals, educators and consumers.

New Canada-US Dietary Reference Intakes on Macronutrients (Carbohydrate, Protein, Fat) Released

September 02, 2002 - The report, "Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs) for Energy, Carbohydrate, Fiber, Fat, Fatty Acids, Cholesterol, Protein and Amino Acids", was released by the US Food and Nutrition Board, Institute of Medicine of the National Academies in collaboration with Health Canada.

Carbohydrate and satiety

August 02, 2002 - Includes recent trade statistics and updates on trade policy and negotiations affecting trade in sugar and sugar-containing products.

Glycemic index: overview of implications in health and disease

July 02, 2002 - Glycemic index: overview of implications in health and disease

A Comparison of Low-Carbohydrate vs. High-Carbohydrate Diets

June 01, 2002 - To evaluate free-living adults' diets that ranged from very low to high amounts of carbohydrate for their energy content, nutritional quality and correlation to Body Mass Index.

Position of the American Dietetic Association: Total diet approach to communicating food and nutrition information

May 02, 2002 - It is the position of the American Dietetic Association that all foods can fit into a healthful eating style.

Ontario Dental Association News Release - Open Wide and Say: April is Dental Health Month

April 02, 2002 - With a feeling of rejuvenation in the air it's a great time to think about how we can achieve good overall health. Specifically, it's time to talk teeth again, because April is Dental Health Month.

Dietary sugars and micronutrient intake in normal adults aged 65 years and over

March 02, 2002 - Dietary sugars and micronutrient dilution in normal adults aged 65 years and over.

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