The Joannah & Brian Lawson Centre for Child Nutrition connects scholars, health practitioners, patients and knowledge resources to improve the nutrition of children, in Canada and around the world.
We are a network of researchers and educators affiliated with the University of Toronto, working toward better lifelong health through reduced child overweight, obesity, malnutrition and chronic disease.
Apr 14, 2023
Most of us have a reasonable understanding that the foods we eat can impact our health. Yet, consistently choosing the foods that can maximize our wellbeing can feel more difficult than ever.
Mar 30, 2023
Early results from a student-led analysis at the University of Toronto are highlighting the perceptions of parents and caregivers around school food programs, and suggesting ways a national school food program could better meet the nutrition needs of children.
Mar 1, 2023
A review of dozens of studies from the last decade, led by researchers at the University of Toronto and Harvard University, has found that sugar-sweetened beverages promote weight gain in children and adults.
Feb 2 – Jun 8
Child Nutrition Digital Series - A Practical Approach to Pediatric Nutrition
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Apr 17 – Nov 6
Core Competency Webinars: Obesity Management
11:00am - 1:00pm
Advocacy Day 2023 - Advocating for Equitable Clinical Care
8:30am - 12:00pm
Jun 14 – 17
International Society of Behavioural Nutrition and Physical Activity (ISBNPA) Annual Meeting