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Jean-Pierre Després wins Manulife Prize

Jean-Pierre Després wins Manulife Prize

Dr. Jean-Pierre Després, a professor of Social and Preventive Medicine at Université Laval and pioneer in developing screening techniques for visceral obesity, has been named winner of the 2018 Manulife Prize for the Promotion of Active Health.

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Should you consider following an anti-inflammatory diet?

Should you consider following an anti-inflammatory diet?

Like many trends, the anti-inflammatory diet has gained in popularity through celebrities like Tom Brady, Penelope Cruz and Tia Mowry who are following this regimen for reasons ranging from overall fitness to better looking skin to actual inflammatory illnesses.

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Weight Training Over 40

Weight Training Over 40: An interview with a personal trainer

Most of us have heard the benefits of weight training; increased muscle mass, loss of body fat, increased metabolism, reduced stress and increased strength being among them.

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Can a vegan diet have a negative impact on your mental health?

Can a vegan diet have a negative impact on your mental health?

If done improperly, yes! Reduced meat diets may be somewhat on trend, but the practice is actually pretty old. There are several cultures that eat plant based diets.

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Screen time: How much is too much?

Screen time: How much is too much?

Smartphones have only been around for a little over a decade so technically we can’t say what their long-term use is doing to our children. Instead, we can draw parallels from the television.

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Quinoa Mushrooms and Chickpeas

Protein Punch!

Quinoa has a mild and nutty flavour. In the following recipe, this protein-packed substitute for rice is made even more nutritious with the addition of sunflower seeds and chickpeas.


 

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

Desautels Faculty of Management

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