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Research with Canadian families found that modelling of healthy food intake by fathers, but not by mothers, was associated with a healthier diet among their children. Helping our children to develop healthy eating, exercise and screen-time behaviours is an important public health goal globally. This is because behaviours established early in life also often track into adulthood. And these behaviours have a big impact on a person’s risk for chronic diseases, such as Type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. However, many Canadian children are not establishing healthy ha…
11.04.2019 · From The_Conversation_Canada
Boxing is often praised as a way of teaching discipline, anger management and teamwork. Now, with violent crime on the rise in English cities – especially among young men and boys – the sport is being used to support those at risk of being drawn into knife crime and gang activity. For instance, Channel 4 News recently featured a boxing academy in London, which provides alternative education for young people excluded from school, led by mentors who have experienced similar challenges. The government’s response to England’s knife crime surge has so…
05.04.2019 · From The_Conversation_UK