Tools for Educators, 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.

Educational videos by the Portfolio Diet outreach team.

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.
Sep 29, 2023
Three new faculty members from the University of Toronto have joined the Joannah & Brian Lawson Centre for Child Nutrition this year, bringing expertise in nutrition, chronic disease and child health, and undertaking innovative research.
Aug 3, 2023
As we enter August, I first want to thank Professor Deborah O’Connor for her leadership as Acting Director of the Joannah & Brian Lawson Centre for Child Nutrition, while I was on sabbatical last year. 
Jul 25, 2023
The Lawson Centre for Child Nutrition and Target Kids! help coordinate 30 parent partners who represent the families and communities seen in primary and paediatric care, and in research studies.
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.