Pets are Good for your Health

When you come home to a purr or a wagging tail at the end of a busy day, the sense of wellbeing that comes over you isn't just your imagination. The love and companionship that your dog or cat...

How Super are Superfoods?

You have likely heard about superfoods: specific foods, such as certain fruits or vegetables that are touted as having superior properties and can help boost your health. But how super are...

Got Time for a 7-minute Workout?

In today’s fast-paced world, it can be difficult to find time for a workout. It is therefore not surprising that shorter, intense workouts have become the latest fitness craze, including the much...

Ease Pain with Yoga

Better sleep cycles. Improved digestion. Increased muscle strength. Enhanced cardio and circulatory health. Fewer injuries. The benefits of yoga have been touted for thousands of years. But it’s...

Stay Fit on Vacation

For many of us dreaming of a winter vacation in the south, we envisage trading in the pressures of day-to-day life for the comforts of a beach chair, a good book and a tropical cocktail.

A Fun Approach to Healthy Living

“The key to healthy living is doing something that you love,” said Dr. Thomas Robinson, winner of the 2016 Bloomberg Manulife Prize for the Promotion of Active Health, to McGill alumni, faculty and...

March 2017 Edition

A Fun Approach to Healthy Living...

Mindful Eating is Key to a Healthier Holiday Season

When it comes to holiday eating, we tend to go to extremes, overdoing it one day and then depriving ourselves the following day in preparation for the upcoming cocktail party or family dinner.

Don't Hibernate, Activate!

During the short, dark and cold days of winter, you may be tempted to spend your free time indoors, rather than outdoors. But if you slow down – or stop – being active, you may well find yourself...

A Solution-Oriented Approach to Fighting Obesity

A conversation with Dr. Thomas Robinson, winner of the 2016 Bloomberg Manulife Prize for the Promotion of Active Health



McGill Centre for the Convergence of Health and Economics (MCCHE)

Desautels Faculty of Management

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