Posts Tagged ‘nutrition’

Decoding hidden foods

Posted by: | August 5, 2011

Though I would love to take all of the glory for my latest article topic, I have to give credit to my dear friend Megan for suggesting I do a little detective work for my next blog post.  We were in her kitchen, waiting to dive into a tub of Haagen-Dazs cookie dough ice cream, […]

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Health: A Balance of Limiting and Creating Access

Posted by: | July 21, 2011

Recently I came across a study in the American Journal of Preventative Medicine that concluded that the weight of teenage women is influenced by the number of convenience stores in her neighbourhood.  While we don’t want to assume that one study should be applied to all, sometimes I see studies (like this one) which just […]

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Misjudging the Veggies

Posted by: | February 16, 2011

When researching for March’s Food of the Month for the Healthy UBC Newsletter, I found an interesting article online about a study done on the food preferences of approximately 50, 000 college students in the 1966-1967 school year.  It ranked the foods least liked by these college students, in a nice little table.  48% of […]

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Food of the Month

Oranges Every month, the Healthy UBC Blog highlights a locally available food, and gives you a recipe or two to try out.  This month, read all about mandarin oranges, rich in vitamin A, vitamin C, fibre and folate.

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