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  1. Apr. 23, 2018Young hockey players interested in healthy protein, not French friesHockey player skates with stick and puck on ice

    The greasy food being served at hockey rinks isn’t really what young hockey players want, according to a study from the University of Waterloo.

  2. Apr. 3, 2018Standing desks may lead to lower back painMan in plaid shirt typing while standing

    Nearly half of people who use a standing desk are at risk of developing lower back pain, according to a study at the University of Waterloo.

  3. Mar. 28, 2018Mandatory nutrition policies may impact sugar consumptionSugar pouring out of a pop can

    Mandatory nutrition policies could be a valuable tool in helping high school students to lower their sugar intake, a University of Waterloo study has found.

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