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Cardio and strength training may be best to fight teen obesity

This week on Our Ottawa, we take a look at the latest research on teenage obesity in the city and which activities are best to fight it.
New research at the University of Ottawa shows cardio and strength training fight teen obesity. 9:43

This week on Our Ottawa, we take a look at the latest research on teenage obesity in the city and which activities are best to fight it.

Join host Lucy van Oldenbarneveld for a look at what's happening in our community, plus lifestyle tips and stories about health, consumer, music, arts and entertainment.

For her interview with Glen Kenny, a University of Ottawa professor, and student Allison Neilson-Sewel, who participated in the study, click on the video player above.

Our Ottawa airs this week on Saturday, Sept. 27 at 12 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 28 at 11 a.m. and Monday, Sept. 29 at 11 a.m.

This week on Our Ottawa

  • Maestro's final bow: NACO music director Pinchas Zukerman sits down with CBC for a rare chat as he prepares for his final season.
  • OrKidstra: International pianist Angela Hewitt becomes the first ambassador of OrKidstra, a community music program for children.
  • What's trending: CBC digital producer Jennifer Beard discusses what hot topics were trending on social media this week.
  • Continental Mushroom: A landmark in Metcalfe closed its doors after more than 40 years in business.

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