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.
Dr. Heather Keller receives CIHR funding for Dissemination EventsOctober 13, 2012
Dr. Heather Keller, Schlegel Research Chair in Nutrition & Aging, received funding from the Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR) Institute of Nutrition, Metabolism and Diabetes (INMD) to implement two Dissemination Events titles “Innovative agri-food and nutrition strategies for healthy aging”. She was recognized in INMD’s October Newsletter.
Dr. Ken Stark named Canada Research Chair in Nutritional LipidomicsOctober 12, 2012
A-HA researcher and Professor in Kinesiology at the University of Waterloo, Dr. Ken Stark, was awarded the Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Nutritional Lipidomics. Congratulation Dr. Stark!
Learn more on University of Waterloo’s website.
Dr. Heather Keller’s nutrition resource for seniors promoted for Seniors MonthJune 12, 2012
Dr. Heather Keller, Schlegel Research Chair in Nutrition & Aging, has developed an online questionnaire to help guide older adults in making healthy food choices. The 14 question tool, Nutri-eSCREEN, was featured in a press release by Dietitians of Canada for Seniors Month.
Dr. Lisa Duizer awarded funding to develop nutritious pureed foodsJune 11, 2012
Dr. Lisa Duizer has been awarded a $109,700 grant from the OMAFRA and University of Guelph partnership to study the addition of nutrients to foods served in retirement and long-term care facilities.
View the press release on the University of Guelph’s website.