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Experiential Learning Group on Nutrigenomics wins Campus Collaboration Award

Experiential Learning Group on Nutrigenomics wins Campus Collaboration Award

Last month, the HEAL’s student experiential learning group for the Nutrigenomics, Overweight/Obesity and Weight Management (NOW) Trial received the Campus Collaboration Award through Brescia University College. HEAL researcher and PhD candidate, Justine Horne, has been working alongside Catherine Brown (Registered Dietitian), Dr. Janet Madill, Dr. Jason Gilliland and the NOW executive committee to lead this group since April 2017. The […]

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A Systematic Review of Genetic Testing and Lifestyle Behaviour Change

Nutrigenomics is the branch of science that studies the relationship between genomes and nutrition and health ie. how genes interact with food, beverages and supplements consumed to influence health outcomes. Genetic tests are thought to potentially provide information on disease risks, which can be relieved through alterations in your lifestyle habits and behaviours. This systematic […]

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HEAL Award Winner Studying Effectiveness of DNA-based Dietary and Physical Activity Advice

Congratulations to HEAL Graduate Research Associate Justine Horne, RD who received a three-year Canada Graduate Scholarship from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research for her PhD research. Justine is a PhD candidate in Health & Rehabilitation Sciences under the supervision of Dr. Jason Gilliland and Dr. Janet Madill. Justine’s research seeks to determine the impact […]

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