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You are what your father eats

McGill study suggests that a father’s diet before conception plays a crucial role in the health of his offspring
Tue, 2013-12-10 11:11

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The right amount of vitamin D for babies

Study confirms 400 IU daily dose for infants under one year of age
Tue, 2013-04-30 14:53


Vitamin D is crucial to the growth of healthy bones. It is especially important that babies get enough of it during the first twelve months of their lives when their bones are growing rapidly. This is why health care providers frequently recommend that parents give their babies a daily vitamin D supplement. But how much vitamin D should babies be given?

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How fit is your neighbourhood?

Mon, 2013-01-21 14:04

(Athletics' Jill Barker) As a young psychologist, James Sallis was interested in exploring the motivation behind getting people to exercise. But it wasn’t long before he discovered that existing theories designed to improve exercise adherence were, for the most part, ineffective. Sallis, who is speaking in Montreal this week, is this year’s winner of the Bloomberg Manulife Prize for the Promotion of Active Health.

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