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Fatty Acyl-Specific Macrolipidomics and Microlipidomics for Nutritional Research
(University of Waterloo, 2019-08-13)
The field of lipidomics can further our understanding of the biochemical processes of human health and disease. Generally, lipidomics methods utilize high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) for lipid separation, ...
Implementing new nutrition care practices in healthcare: learning from the experience of health professionals in hospitals and Family Health Teams.
(University of Waterloo, 2019-03-06)
Background: When converting evidence into practice to improve patient care, application of implementation, behaviour change and change management theory can help make the changes more effective and sustained. With a third ...
Examining the Role of the School Food Environment in Moderating Sugar-sweetened Beverage Consumption Among Adolescents in Alberta and Ontario, Canada: Cross-sectional and Longitudinal Evidence from the COMPASS Study
(University of Waterloo, 2018-04-27)
Adolescents represent the greatest consumers of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) in Canada, which is concerning, given the numerous adverse health outcomes associated with frequent SSB intake. Provincial school nutrition ...
Electronic Tools to Support Nutrition and Physical Activity Behaviour Change: Public and Professional Experiences
(University of Waterloo, 2016-05-02)
INTRODUCTION: Poor diet and physical inactivity are prevalent and contribute to the “epidemic” of overweight and obesity in Canadian adults. Different strategies can be utilized to help individuals improve their behaviours ...
The Diets of On-reserve First Nations Youth: An Exploration of the Factors Associated with Healthy Food Choices and the Impact of School and Community Programs
(University of Waterloo, 2016-01-19)
Background. In Canada, First Nations (FN) people experience poorer health outcomes and shorter life expectancies than non-Aboriginal people. Of particular concern are the high and rising prevalence rates of overweight and ...
Characterization of the effect of the menstrual cycle, estradiol and Fads2 transcript variants on fatty acid composition and enzyme expression
(University of Waterloo, 2016-08-29)
Estrogen is believed to regulate fatty acid composition based on observations of differences between men and women, and changes associated with altered estrogen levels in women during pregnancy, menopause and hormone ...