Resources

TOOLS FOR PRACTITIONERS AND PATIENTS.

Lawson Centre experts and staff have created and compiled educational videos and online modules, micro-lectures, and links on child nutrition, food and health.

Explore these resources below.

Short talks on key topics such as personalized nutrition and the glycemic index, for practitioners and patients.

Creating digital tools to keep children and families informed about healthy eating and the gluten-free diet.

Links and guides for the pandemic, food insecurity, prenatal nutrition, eating well and more.

Health and nutrition videos for the public from Dr. Mike Evans.

May 2, 2022
A study of nearly 9,000 children has found those who eat a vegetarian diet had similar measures of growth and nutrition compared to children who eat meat.
Apr 22, 2022
When Mavra Ahmed first heard about a new postdoctoral leadership position with Feeding Kids, Nourishing Minds — a University of Toronto study of school food programs in Canada — she thought the role sounded like a great fit. A year and a half later, Ahmed says that first impression was right.
Apr 11, 2022
The Lawson Centre for Child Nutrition will tap neonatologist and researcher Christopher Tomlinson to bring more nutrition training to practising doctors, health professionals and medical students.
Apr 5, 2022
A stem cell biologist and a global health researcher, both at the University of Toronto, have been honoured with 2022 Canada Gairdner Awards — the country’s most prestigious awards for medical and health science.
Dec 15, 2021
Welcome to our closing Lawson Centre Brief for 2021, which has been another challenging year in the effort to deliver evidenced-based, good nutrition to children the world over. 
Dec 8, 2021
Researchers at the Lawson Centre for Child Nutrition have begun a nationwide study of school-based meal programs, to better understand which programs work well and how they have functioned during the COVID-19 pandemic — and whether a long-discussed national program could improve child nutrition broadly.