(Spring 2014) “Making the Most of Mealtimes (M3)” a program of research developed by Schlegel Research Chair in Nutrition & Aging, Heather Keller, and a team of Canadian researchers was featured in the latest issue of Long Term Care Magazine. For more information, read the article.
Online screening tool developed by Heather Keller & Dietitians of CanadaApril 2, 2013
Dietitians of Canada released a press release to promote Nutri-eSCREEN, an online questionnaire that helps older adults determine what they are doing well and what they could improve upon in relation to nutrition and healthy aging. The tool was developed by A-HA researcher Heather Keller and is available at www.eatrightontario.ca.
For more information, view the press release.
Stats Canada uses Heather Keller’s SCREEN, finds 1/3 of Canada’s seniors at nutritional riskMarch 20, 2013
Statitics Canada released the results of the Healthy Aging arm of their Canadian Community Health Survey which found that 1/3 of community dwelling seniors are at nutritional risk. The study used an adapted version of A-HA Researcher and Schlegel Research Chair Dr. Heather Keller’s SCREEN tool (Seniors in the Community Risk Evaluation for Eating and Nutrition).
Adults taking statins (to lower cholesterol) needed for Fish Oil StudyFebruary 22, 2013
The Department of Human Health and Nutritional Sciences is currently recruiting men and postmenopausal women who are taking statins and who do not have diabetes or a history of heart attack, angina or stroke, to participate in a fish oil intervention study. Financial compensation is provided. This study has received clearance from the University of Guelph Human Research Ethics Board [REB #10JA038]
For more information, view the study flyer.
Dr. Alison Duncan featured on UoG website – Functional Foods ToolkitJanuary 14, 2013
Dr. Alison Duncan and her research involving older adults’ understanding and consumption of functional foods was featured on University of Guelph’s homepage. As part of the project, Dr. Duncan and her team in the Department of Human Health and Nutritional Sciences created a Functional Foods for Healthy Aging toolkit to assist health professionals in communicating with older adults. Read the article.