By Wilton Littlechild bill s-228, Child health, Healthy choices, indigenous, indigenous child health, indigenous children, junk food, poor nutrition, residential schools, type 2 diabetes
Indigenous peoples are “Inuwak,” Peoples of the Land. We have a spiritual relationship with our mother earth; our food is from the land and is intrinsically related to our cultural and spiritual way of life. Food not only nourishes us physically, it impacts our mental attitude and is an essential part of many of our […]
By Dylan MacKay Atkins, Canada food industry, DASH, diabetes, dieting, diets, food, food industry, Gary Taubes, heart disease, human nutritional sciences, Keto, Mediterranean diet, Nina Teicholz, nutrition, nutritional science, Obesity, Paleo, South Beach, type 2 diabetes
We need real solutions to obesity and Type 2 diabetes Two of the most well-known American food journalists have been telling readers lately that the DASH and Mediterranean diets are not tops for our health. But hang on – the evidence tells a different story. The journalists are Gary Taubes, the author of The […]
By Jan Hux Canada, children, children's health, diabetes, diabetic child, drugs, education, epidemic, health promotion, pre-diabetes, public school system, public schools, type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes
Summer is a time to put thoughts of school aside, but some families are already worrying about September. For parents of kids with diabetes, the beginning of each new school year brings not only the usual preparations, but also fears for their child’s health and safety.
By Jan Hux Canada, daily food intake, diabetes, drugs, education, epidemic, first nations, genetics, health promotion, North Karelia, nutrition, Obesity, Obesity prevention, physical fitness, pre-diabetes, type 2 diabetes, walkability, walkable neighbourhood, weight reduction
Journalist H.L. Mencken wrote that “for every complex problem there is a solution that is clear, simple and wrong.” That observation aptly describes a prevailing attitude toward type 2 diabetes, which characterizes diabetes as a problem that could clearly be fixed if people would simply move more and eat less.