Video clip from Portfolio Diet team


Tools for Educators, Practitioners and Patients

Lawson Centre for Child Nutrition 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.

Educational videos by the Portfolio Diet outreach team.

Mar 4, 2024
Joannah and Brian Lawson are among 11 people who will receive honorary degrees from the University of Toronto this year and will address graduating students at convocation ceremonies in the spring or fall. 
Jan 29, 2024
Researchers in Toronto detected antibodies in breastmilk from roughly half of the people in a COVID-19 positive cohort but less than 5 per cent of routine milk bank donors, who did not have any known exposures to COVID-19.
Jan 19, 2024
Researchers at the University of Toronto have found that palmitic acid, one of the most common fats in human milk, meats and dairy products, is made by the liver and sent to the developing brain when it’s low in the diet.
Dec 20, 2023
The Joannah & Brian Lawson Centre for Child Nutrition at the University of Toronto has created five fellowships to tackle nutrition education and child health in Canada and globally, with a broad focus on practitioner knowledge, health systems and public health.
Dec 20, 2023
It has been a productive half-year, with achievements that bode well for our efforts on nutrition education, research and policy in 2024, at the Joannah & Brian Lawson Centre for Child Nutrition.
Dec 1, 2023
The 2023 Food as Medicine Update, recently hosted by the University of Toronto and Unity Health Toronto, drew 300 health-care professionals, researchers and learners interested in the pivotal role of nutrition in patient care.