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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: 29Sep2015

Civil Society appeals to policymakers to declare malnutrition as a medical emergency

Almost eight million children in India are severely malnourished and have nine times higher risk of death compared to normal children. These children deserve to live. In January 2015 over 100 organisations and individuals collectively urged the government to take action and save the lives of children with Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) through the Generation Nutrition Campaign.

Published: 27Jul2015

ICEF12 Panel: Convergence on Food Innovation for Health and Wealth – The Case for Pulses

Québec City Convention Centre Room 200C, Société du Centre des congrès de Québec 900, boul. René-Lévesque Est, 2e étage Québec (Québec) G1R 2B5 418 649-7711 poste 4032 Tel: 418 644-4000 / 1 888 679-4000 www.convention.qc.ca, CA

On the occasion of the 12th International Congress on Engineering and Food (ICEF12) hosted in Québec City from June 14-18th 2015, the MCCHE has organized an industry panel “Convergence on Food Innovation for Health and Wea