Nov. 20, 2018

Let food be thy medicine: Diet and disease


A growing body of evidence indicates our current diets are unhealthy and a major cause of premature death and disability. Conditions such as hypertension, diabetes, and heart disease have all been linked to dietary factors.

In this webinar Dr. Norman R.C. Campbell, MD, reviews some of the issues Canadians face when trying to eat healthy food and what types of food policies are required to improve the food environment in Canada. Watch to learn more about the risks of poor diet, and how changes in nutrition policy could better support the health of all Canadians.


Dr. Norman R.C. Campbell, MD, is a professor of medicine, community health sciences, and physiology and pharmacology in UCalgary's Cumming School of Medicine. Norman is a member of the O'Brien Institute for Public Health and the Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta. He seeks to improve hypertension control, unhealthy diets and physical inactivity, and is known around the world for his work in sodium reduction.

Recorded on January 11, 2019