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Welcome to the Department of Nutritional Sciences

Food, nutrition and health — from genes to populations

Message from the Chair

Mary L’Abbé, Chair,


We're Doing What Can't Be Done

"The Department of Nutritional Sciences is well-positioned to be a national and international leader in human nutrition."

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Our priorities


UofT Medicine
Research reveals huge differences in salt & sugar levels in cereals around the world. See where Canada ranks:
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Aerobics, weight training & stretching could protect against #dementia, says #UofTMed Prof Carmela Tartaglia
UofT Medicine
Research shows molecular similarities among brain disorders – we need treatments to target them #TheChangeIssue
Trinity College
Improving health through research, teaching, and leadership in human nutrition
Begin an exciting career in nutritional sciences
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