Posts Tagged ‘obesity’

Prof. Carolyn Gotay led a study that found Canadian adult obesity is at historic high. (Photo: Martin Dee)

Canadian adult obesity at historic high

Feb. 27, 2013 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed, Science, Health and Technology | Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Obesity rates across Canada are reaching alarming levels and continue to climb, according to a new University of British Columbia study.

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When food porn holds no allure: the science behind satiety

Jan. 28, 2013 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed, Science, Health and Technology | Tags: , , , , , , , ,

New research from the University of British Columbia is shedding light on why enticing pictures of food affect us less when we’re full.

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L-R: Associate Professor James Johnson and Ph.D. student and co-author Arya Mehran. Photo credit: Martin Dee

UBC research finds another culprit for obesity: Too much insulin

Dec. 4, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , , ,

A serendipitous discovery by a researcher at the University of British Columbia could overturn widely accepted notions about healthy eating habits.

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