Junior

 

Most chronic diseases can be prevented

In 2006, the World Health Organization published a landmark report which should revolutionize our understanding of chronic diseases and cause us to act accordingly. It’s urgent! In a 2006 report, World Health Organization (WHO) warned of the silent chronic disease epidemics, which will affect every country in the world. At this time, these diseases cannot be […]

Fighting Junk Food with e-Health?

  A meta-analysis looks into the potential role of information and communication technology in the improvement of individual eating habits. A meta-analysis published by Harris and colleagues in Health Technology Assessment in 2011 assessed the efficacy of e-Health systems in improving the dietary behaviors of teenagers and adults. 43 studies were identified in the scientific and […]

Sports and Health: putting words into acts

The practice of competitive sports is prevalent in France. The associated health benefits are becoming known. A 2008 INSERM (French National Institute of Health and Medical Research) report report published under the guidance of the French Sport Ministry highlights the facts that engaging in regular, sufficiently intense physical activity is key to everyone’s health, and that the French […]

Nations must change gear against the obesity epidemic

   The report underlines the urgency to curb the obesity epidemic looming 2030. A report by the Trust for America’s Health released in 2012 and offers practical solutions to the epidemic of obesity, if left unchecked, will affect nearly half of Americans in 2030 (44%). These solutions are based primarily on behavioral change vis-à-vis food and physical […]

All physical activities are not equal in health benefit

The Canadian National Institute of Public Health released a report that offers international harmonization in five levels of intensity of the practice of physical activity. The Canadian National Institute of Public Health (INSPQ) is based on the scientific literature to suggest a distinction of exercise intensity values ​​on five levels: (1) low, (2) low, (3) […]