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.
The Guelph Family Health Study is working with a range of partners to engage our community and help families build healthier futures. There are many ways you and your organization can get involved in the Guelph Family Health Study.
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.
Many parents wonder – how much screen time is too much, and how can we manage it? Read the full article: https://theconversation.com/five-tips-to-manage-screen-time-this-summer-97844
Exposure to omega-3 fatty acids during a child’s early years may play a role in reducing breast cancer risk later in life. Read the full article: https://theconversation.com/how-fish-may-reduce-your-childs-breast-cancer-risk-89032
Fathers play a key role in influencing their child’s diet, physical activity and screen time, yet they are rarely targeted in family-based efforts to prevent childhood obesity, according to a recent study that should serve as a “wake-up call.” Read the full article: https://www.thestar.com/life/2018/04/09/dads-need-to-be-play-a-greater-role-in-preventing-childhood-obesity-says-study.html