Nudging our Kids and Families Towards Better Eating

Is my kid eating enough? Is my kid eating too much? How can we make it easier for the whole family to eat better? Dr. Mike Evans explains the science behind how can we make it easier for the whole family to eat better, in his latest whiteboard video.
Apr 7 / 2017

Daniel Sellen Appointed New Director of Lawson Centre

On January 1, 2017, Professor Daniel Sellen began a five-year term as Director of the Centre for Child Nutrition. Prof. Sellen is an expert in child nutrition, human ecology and international health with over 25 years of experience leading cross-disciplinary studies of child and family nutrition security.
Jan 9 / 2017

MD Student Experience: A Healthy Take on Nutrition

First-year medical students at the University of Toronto attended a cooking class and grocery store tour at Loblaws, as part of the MD Program's new emphasis on nutrition and health.
Jan 4 / 2017

Recipients Announced: 2016 Public Policy and Child Nutrition Collaborative Grant

Answering key questions in child nutrition can help improve the health of children and families. That’s why we’re funding collaborative research projects that focus on the food environment of children through the 2016 Public Policy and Child Nutrition Collaborative Grant. With a special interest in the evaluation of current policies that target children, our goal is to provide evidence to support effective public policy promoting child nutrition and health.
Dec 13 / 2016


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Dr. Mary L’Abbé,
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Earle W. McHenry Professor and Chair

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