Health & Well-being

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Fast Food Baby - BBC Documentary

These babies are at serious risk of heart disease, diabetes and stroke! Can they stop their food eating habits? Or will they grow up with serious health problems?

Child Focus 'E-safety'

This clip was made as an e-safety awareness campaign for children between 4 and 8 years. It's being aired on Belgian kids’ channels and will be distributed in other European countries too.

23 and 1/2 hours: What is the single best thing we can do for our health?

A Doctor-Professor answers the old question "What is the single best thing we can do for our health" in a completely new way. Dr. Mike Evans is founder of the Health Design Lab at the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, an Associate Professor of Family Medicine and Public Health at the University of Toronto, and a staff physician at St. Michael's Hospital.

Let's Make our Day Harder

A review of some of the science around how our typical days have shifted with technology and culture and the impact on our health. It is also a call to action about how to "Tweak your Week" and make small changes to improve your health.

Stone Age Genes and Space Age Technology | Niall Moyna | TEDx DCU

In recent years, Niall has raised awareness of poor activity levels amongst Irish school-children through participation in the Aviva Schools Fitness Challenge, RTÉ’s Operation Transformation and TV3’s Doctor in the House.

The Couch is killer: Dr Andrew Murray at TEDx University of Edinburgh

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.

What's the Best Diet? Healthy Eating 101

The Centre for Child Nutrition, Health and Development (CCNHD) brings world-class talent and resources together to tackle the most important nutrition-related health issues facing children and their families in Canada and around the world. We are a network of University of Toronto researchers and educators focused on nutrition and the prevention of obesity, chronic disease and malnutrition in children.

 

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