The Guiding Stars program, an initiative that rates foods based on their nutritional value, was featured in the National Post. A-HA researcher Alison Duncan is involved in bringing the program to Canadian grocery stores. Read the full article.
Dr. Alison Duncan’s research featured in CFDR’s newsletterOctober 2, 2011
(Fall 2011) Alison Duncan, PhD, RD, has been investigating older adults’ attitudes and perceptions of functional foods and this project was featured in the Canadian Foundation for Dietetic Research Fall newsletter. She has also been developing a toolkit to assist health professionals in discussing this topic with seniors. Access the article.
Dr. Lisa Duizer’s research featured in Long Term Care MagazineOctober 1, 2011
(Fall 2011) A-HA researcher Dr. Lisa Duizer’s research on optimizing commercially prepared pureed foods was highlighted in the Fall 2011 issue of Long Term Care Magazine. The magazine is put together by the Ontario Long Term Care Association. Read the full article on page 46.
Dr. Alison Duncan interviewed on Canada AMSeptember 19, 2011
A-HA research scientist, Dr. Alison Duncan, was interviewed today on Canada AM regarding the new Loblaw’s grocery labeling program. She provides details on how the labeling initiative works for consumers. View clip of the interview on the Canada AM website.
Dr. Alison Duncan involved in new Canadian grocery store initiativeSeptember 16, 2011
A-HA researcher Dr. Alison Duncan is part of a panel of scientific advisors who are helping to initiate the Guiding Stars program in Canadian grocery stores. The program provides a star rating for foods available to consumers, letting them know which products may be more nutritious than others while they shop. Read the full article in today’s Globe and Mail.