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The proportion of obesity-related behaviours attributable to the neighbourhood built environment in Canadian youth
The number of obese youth in Canada has tripled over the past 30 years. Two contributing factors to obesity are physical inactivity and poor nutrition. To improve these negative health behaviours, the factors that contribute ...
Associations between dietary intake, physical activity and intrahepatic fat.
Excess accumulation of intrahepatic fat (IHF) is directly involved in the pathogenesis of insulin resistance and dyslipidemia, which are risk factors for type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. To our knowledge, no ...
Associations of Modifiable Risk Factors with Insulin Resistance Among Inactive, Abdominally Obese Adults
Insulin resistance (IR) is implicated in the development of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease, both of which are leading causes of mortality worldwide. Three modifiable risk factors that are associated with IR ...