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.
Dr. Lisa Duizer receives funding for new lab equipmentSeptember 1, 2011
It was announced today that A-HA researcher, Dr. Lisa Duizer received a grant of $124,000 from the Canadian Foundation for Innovation. The money will go towards equipment in her sensory evaluation laboratory. She is currently investigating ways to tailor pureed foods to the sensory and nutritional needs of older adults.
To read the full announcement, visit the University of Guelph website.
A-HA Researchers featured in Dialogue+August 2, 2011
Drs Alison Duncan and Heather Keller were both featured in the 2011 issue of Dialogue+ magazine – exploring current and future trends in Canadian retirement living. Both researchers share their expertise about nutrition and healthy aging in the Innovators & Experts section.
To view the magazine, visit the Dialogue+ website.
Dr. Heather Keller featured in LTC MagazineAugust 1, 2011
Dr. Heather Keller is featured in the Summer 2011 issue of Long Term Care Magazine. The article highlights her research on the mealtime experience.
Visit the OLTCA website to view the magazine (pg 43).
Seminar: Nutrition and Aging in the CommunityJuly 7, 2011
Dr. Julie Locher from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) presented her research involving social and environmental factors that affect eating behaviours and nutrition-related health outcomes in older adults living in American communities. The event was well attended and broadcast to 23 Ontario Telehealth Network (OTN) sites.
For more information on the event, visit the A-HA Blog.