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The Economic Benefits of Fruit and Vegetable Consumption

Dr Krueger and his team of researchers completed a careful analysis of fruit and vegetable consumption patterns of Canadians between 2000 and 2013 and estimated the economic burden associated with low

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What should we do about the economic burden of excess weight?

Dr Hans Krueger wrote this editorial for Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention in Canada, an online scientific journal published by the Public Health Agency of Canada. Editorial: The Weight

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Four cancer risk factors cause 47,000 cases of cancer per year in Canada.

The four cancer risk factors we investigated in this study were tobacco smoking, alcohol use, excess weight and physical inactivity. These risk factors are connected to lifestyle choices and are all preventable.

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What is the cost of unhealthy lifestyles in Canadian men?

The release of our report on unhealthy lifestyles in men marked the start of the second annual Canadian Men's Health Week in 2015, which ran from June 15 to 21. This is an awareness campaign by the

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What if all regions in BC followed BC’s healthiest regions?

Which regions in BC were the healthiest regions? Prevalence rates of excess weight, tobacco smoking and physical inactivity vary substantially by geographical region within British Columbia (BC).

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What if everyone was as healthy as British Columbians?

Our research showed that BC was the healthiest province in Canada. It had the lowest prevalence of tobacco smoking, excess weight and physical inactivity. What if residents of the other provinces were

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