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canfitpro
canfitpro is the largest provider of education in the Canadian fitness industry. Founded in 1993, canfitpro delivers accessible, quality education, certifications, conferences, trade shows and membership services.
The Cochrane Collaboration/The Cochrane Library
The Cochrane Collaboration is an international not-for-profit and independent organization dedicated to making up-to-date, accurate information about the effects of health care readily available worldwide. It produces and dissemin...
World Health Organization
WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, art...

News Releases

canfitpro combats obesity with a free educational resource
2014-03-04
canfitpro
canfitpro launches a free webinar series to help Canadians better understand nutrition and healthy weight loss.
Sources welcomes Holistic Health Research Foundation of Canada
2009-01-22
Holistic Health Research Foundation of Canada
Holistic Health Research Foundation of Canada is a a national charitable organization dedicated to funding research, public and health professional education in complementary and alternative medicine....
Sources welcomes ParticipACTION
2008-12-17
Participaction
ParticipACTION, the national voice for physical activity and sport participation in Canada, focuses on inspiring and supporting Canadians to move more.

Sources Select Resources

Connexions Library: Food Focus
Website
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on food.
Follow the Money, Part 6 - Obesity: A new role for second-hand-smoke-causes-cancer deniers
Gutstein; Donald
Article
2014
The tobacco industry has shifted its doubt-manufacturing operations to countries like Russia, Indonesia and China, where the incidence of smoking — and cancer — continues to rise. But other industries...
Jamie Oliver: 'Tell me Mr Gove, Mr Lansley. How can we stop Britain being the most unhealthy country in Europe?'
In the 10 years since opening his Fifteen restaurant, Jamie Oliver's campaigns have gone global. But his passion to improve British schools
Adams, Tim
Article
2012
The Guardian
Jaime Oliver continues in his challenge to the educate people on healthy eating, with or without the British government's aid.
Obesity
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Article
Obesity is a medical condition in which excess body fat has accumulated to the extent that it may have an adverse effect on health, leading to reduced life expectancy and/or increased health problems.
Overweight
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Article
Overweight is generally defined as having more body fat than is optimally healthy.

Sources Bookshelf

The Shape We're In: How Junk Food and Diets are Shortening Our Lives
Boseley, Sarah
Book
2014
Speaking to behavioural scientists and industry experts, yo-yo dieters and people who have gone under the knife, Boseley builds a picture of an obesogenic society. She argues that it is time to funda...

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