Health care practitioners and students will learn about the gut microbiome and its role in health and disease at a University of Toronto symposium on November 29, 2017. The ‘Food as Medicine’ event will highlight recent research on the microbiome, with a focus on nutrition and caring for patients with gastrointestinal conditions and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.
Oct 5 / 2017
It’s been 15 years since researchers in Toronto developed the portfolio diet, a plant-based way of eating that can dramatically lower cholesterol. That’s why researchers at the Lawson Centre recently helped create a portfolio diet infographic, which quickly conveys ways to incorporate aspects of the diet into daily living for people at every stage of life.
Aug 30 / 2017
Children who drink non-cow’s milk — including other animal milk and plant-based milk beverages — are shorter than children who drink cow’s milk, suggests new research from University of Toronto Professor Jonathon Maguire and his colleagues.
Jun 7 / 2017
University of Toronto student Ashkan Hashemi won an award for his preclinical research on the transfer of probiotic bacteria from mother to fetus, at the Canadian Nutrition Societyâ€™s recent annual conference in Montreal.
Jun 2 / 2017
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“To stem Canada’s epidemic of chronic disease, we must shift our focus from treatment to prevention.”
Dr. Mary L’Abbé,
Department of Nutritional Sciences’
Earle W. McHenry Professor and Chair