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Gene and environment interaction: Is the differential susceptibility hypothesis relevant for obesity?

Authors: Mollea, R.D., Fatemia, H., Dagherb, A., Levitanc, R.D., Silveirad, P.P., Dubé, L. Publication: Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews Abstract:

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Published on : 25 Jan 2017

The evolution of an ICT platform-enabled ecosystem for poverty alleviation: The case of Ekutir

Authors: Jha, S.K., Pinsonneault, A., Dubé, L. Publications: MIS Quarterly: Management Information Systems Abstract: 

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Published on : 22 Jun 2016

Fostering reflective trust between mothers and community health nurses to improve the effectiveness of health and nutrition efforts: An ethnographic study in Ghana, West Africa

Authors: Ackatia-Armah, N.M., Addy, N.A., Ghosh, S., Dubé, L. Publication: Social Science and Medicine  Abstract: 

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Published on : 11 May 2016

Reciprocal markov modeling of feedback mechanisms between emotion and dietary choice using experience-sampling data

Authors: Lu, J., Pan, J., Zhang, Q., Dubé, L., Ip, E.H. Publication: Multivariate Behavioral Research Abstract: 

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Published on : 04 May 2016

Cohort profile: The Montreal Neighbourhood Networks And Healthy Aging (MoNNET-HA) study

Authors: Moore, S., Buckeridge, D.L., Dubé, L. Publication: International Journal of Epidemiology Abstract: 

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Published on : 04 May 2016

Companies and universities tackle obesity through pulses

To discover new ways of promoting pulses like lentils and peas to tackle obesity and undernutrition, the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University has launched a platform that enables companies and institutes to work together towards improving the nutrition of food products. The Global Pulse Innovation Platform (PIP) aims to boost consumption of protein-rich pulses, a sustainable food product that helps prevent and manage chronic diseases such as diabetes.

Published on : 11 Mar 2016

Personality and situation predictors of consistent eating patterns

Authors: Vainik, U., Dubé, L., Lu, J., Fellows, L.K. Publication: PLoS ONE Abtract: 

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Published on : 17 Feb 2016

Common gene variant influences girls' food choices

The same gene variant may lead girls to make healthy or unhealthy food choices- depending on their early socio-economic environment If you're fat, can you blame it on your genes? The answer is a qualified yes. Maybe. Under certain circumstances. Researchers are moving towards a better understanding of some of the roots of obesity.

Published on : 10 Feb 2016

"Plasticity Gene" Influences Female Food Choices

Researchers are moving towards a better understanding of some of the roots of obesity, as a gene variant may lead girls to make healthy or unhealthy food choices -- depending on their early socioeconomic environment.

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Published on : 10 Feb 2016

Common gene variant influences food choices

By Katherine Gombay, McGill Newsroom If you’re fat, can you blame it on your genes? The answer is a qualified yes. Maybe. Under certain circumstances. Researchers are moving towards a better understanding of some of the roots of obesity.

Published on : 09 Feb 2016

Using food as reinforcer to shape children's non-food behavior: The adverse nutritional effect doubly moderated by reward sensitivity and gender

Authors: Ji Lu, Suhong Xiong, Narendra Arora, Laurette Dubé Publication: Eating Behaviours Abstract: Purpose

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Published on : 01 Oct 2015

Using foods high in sugar, fat as rewards can lead to obesity in children

You’re late getting out the door and your six-year-old isn’t co-operating. You know it isn’t the best parental decision you’ve ever made but you offer him a treat if he agrees to obediently put on his shoes and get into the car. What’s the harm in that? A study co-authored by Laurette Dubé of McGill University’s Desautel Faculty of Management suggests there could be long-term consequences to these types of actions, especially if they become a regular routine.

Published on : 29 Sep 2015

Using food as reinforcer to shape children's non-food behavior: The adverse nutritional effect doubly moderated by reward sensitivity and gender

Authors: Lu, J., Xiong, S., Arora, N., and Dubé, L. Publication: Eating Behaviors

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Published on : 24 Aug 2015

Whole-of-society approach for public health policymaking: a case study of polycentric governance from Quebec, Canada

Authors: Addy, N. A., Poirier, A., Blouin, C., Drager, N. and Dubé, L. Publication: Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences Abstract:

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Published on : 27 Jul 2015

An Innovative Approach to Addressing Childhood Obesity: A Knowledge-Based Infrastructure for Supporting Multi-Stakeholder Partnership Decision-Making in Quebec, Canada

Authors: Addy, N. A., Shaban-Nejad, A., Buckeridge, D. L., and Dubé, L. Publication: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health Abstract:

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Published on : 27 Jul 2015