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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
Digital health technologies need to move beyond the smartphone to be really effective, experts @statnews suggest
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People should be eating more fibre-rich foods, says #UofTMed Prof David Jenkins – developer of the Glycemic Index
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Research points to benefits of #exercise before, during and following #cancer treatment - @Dr_SantaMina #UofTDrNotes
Trinity College
Improving health through research, teaching, and leadership in human nutrition
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