Healthy Habits Happy Homes Podcast
Our podcast provides evidence-based advice, tips, tools, and interviews with experts to help your family develop healthy home routines! Each week, families will learn about new research findings related to family health and parenting.
Our family decided to participate in the Guelph Family Health Study because we are interested in becoming a healthier family. We figured being involved in this study would show us how we can improve our children’s health.
We are currently enrolling families who have at least one child between the ages of 18 months and 5 years and live in Guelph and the surrounding area. We are interested in learning about the whole family.
10 Exciting GFHS Research Findings!
Thanks to the many families participating in the Guelph Family Health Study, our student researchers have been able to answer these 10 exciting research questions.
News & Events
Top 3 reasons to add plant-based proteins into your diet
Plant-based proteins are protein-containing foods that come from plants instead of animals. Common plant-based proteins include foods such as beans, nuts, seeds and tofu. Adding more plant-based proteins to your diet can provide multiples benefits. Key among these include improving your health, improving the health of the planet and reducing your grocery bill. Read the…
New U of G-developed cookbook integrates plant-based proteins
Plant-Based Proteins: Recipes Made Easy-Peasy is a new, free cookbook available for download in English and French on the GFHS website that integrates plant proteins into both new and well-loved recipes. The 30 recipes in the e-book are designed to be great tasting, simple and quick to prepare for busy families with young children. Alongside…
U of G research focused on impact of pandemic on children’s health awarded federal funding
A University of Guelph project investigating the long-term impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the physical and mental health of children in Canada has received more than $100,000 in new federal funding. The project, led by Guelph Family Health Study (GFHS) researchers, will investigate the impacts of COVID-19 restrictions and concurrent stressors on Canadian children’s growth and…