Nutrition

Measurement of circulating phospholipid fatty acids: Association between relative weight percentage and absolute concentrations

Friday, June 17, 2016

Objective: Most epidemiologic studies of circulating phospholipid fatty acids (PLFAs) and disease risk have used the relative concentration (percentage of total) of each fatty acid as the measure of exposure.

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Blog: The cost effectiveness of cancer prevention

Monday, July 18, 2016

This is the last post in our series on cancer risk factors in Canada, Iran, Ireland, Mexico, and Pakistan.

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Blog: Can nutrition policy help prevent the obesity epidemic?

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Governments around the world want to reduce disease by promoting healthy diets.

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Dr. Rachel Murphy interviewed in The Scientist

Monday, April 4, 2016

Dr. Rachel Murphy refutes research suggesting fish oil supplements may block chemotherapy drugs.

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Experiences of overweight/obese adolescents in navigating their home food environment

Tuesday, December 1, 2015
OBJECTIVE:
To explore perceived factors that impede or facilitate healthful eating within the home environment among overweight/obese adolescents.
DESIGN:
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A qualitative study exploring how school community environments shape the food choices of adolescents with overweight/obesity

Tuesday, December 1, 2015
This study explored perceived barriers and facilitators to healthful eating in schools and communities among overweight teens who completed an E-health intervention.
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No effects of caloric restriction and exercise on radiation repair capacity

Friday, May 1, 2015
Introduction: Maintenance of normal weight and higher levels of physical activity are associated with a reduced risk of several types of cancer.
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Blog: Don’t diet – adopt the Mediterranean way of eating to feel great (and reduce your risk of cancer)

Thursday, January 14, 2016

In January’s blog post, guest author Narsis Afghari looks at the principles of the Mediterranean diet and its potential for cancer prevention.

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Blog: How will you stay healthy this fall? Five back-to-school tips by Geoffrey Scales

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

We asked people at UBC how they plan to stay healthy this fall.

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Dr. Carolyn Gotay discusses cancer and food in Partners in Discovery magazine

Friday, August 21, 2015

Will organic fruits and vegetables reduce my cancer risk? Should I avoid sugar? Dr. Gotay explains common misconceptions between cancer and food.

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