Louise Johnson-Down

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OBJECTIVE To describe dietary habits and extent of overweight and obesity among Cree youth. DESIGN Dietary intake and habits were assessed by a 24 h recall and FFQ as part of a cross-sectional survey. SETTING Three Cree communities in northern Québec, Canada. SUBJECTS A total of 125 youth aged 9-18 years. RESULTS Overall 67·6 % of the study(More)
OBJECTIVE The rate of type 2 diabetes mellitus among Inuit is 12·2 % in individuals over 50 years of age, similar to the Canadian prevalence. Given marked dietary transitions in the Arctic, we evaluated the dietary and other correlates of not previously diagnosed glucose intolerance, defined as type 2 diabetes mellitus, impaired fasting glucose or impaired(More)
Background Indigenous peoples have traditionally relied on foods hunted and gathered from their immediate environment. The Eastern James Bay Cree people consume wild game and birds, and these are believed to provide health as well as cultural benefits. Objective To determine the fatty acid (FA) composition of traditional game and bird meats hunted in the(More)
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