Actions Speak Louder Than Words

A few choice words are used often to describe obesity and the trends observed over the past few decades.  Continue reading


Weight Watchers for Teens: Few Details, Lots of Controversy

Over the past few weeks, Weight Watchers received a lot of attention in the media (see HERE, HERE and HERE) after they announced their to-be-released program for teens, which will be available free-of-charge for a period of time.

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Well Done, Ann!

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