Lack of political will and under-resourcing are just two barriers faced by vital nutrition programs in Africa, a study from the University of Toronto has found.
Apr 14 / 2021
Researchers at the University of Toronto have found that food industry interactions with government heavily outnumbered non-industry interactions on Bill S-228, also known as the Child Health Protection Act, which died in the Senate of Canada in 2019.
Mar 23 / 2021
A large study of people living on five continents, led by researchers in Hamilton and Toronto, has found a diet high in poor-quality carbohydrates leads to a higher risk of heart attacks, strokes and death.
Feb 23 / 2021
Researchers at the University of Toronto, Harvard University and the U.S. Center for Genetics, Nutrition and Health recently suggested that both a dietary imbalance in omega fats and genetics associated with race could increase susceptibility to COVID-19. The theory could help explain pandemic case counts and severity in Blacks, Latinos and Indigenous peoples, and it points to interventions to help those ethnic groups and others through precision nutrition.
Feb 22 / 2021
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“To stem Canada’s epidemic of chronic disease, we must shift our focus from treatment to prevention.”
Dr. Mary L’Abbé,
Department of Nutritional Sciences’
Earle W. McHenry Professor and Chair