Recent Interventions of the Ontario Student Nutrition Program Southwest

HEAL Helps Grow School Fruit & Vegetable Program

Over the past two years the HEAL team has been collaborating with the Ontario Student Nutrition Program of Southwestern Ontario to evaluate the impacts of an innovative centrally-procured school food program in SW Ontario.  The pilot program provided children in 30 schools with healthy, locally-sourced snacks (fruits and vegetables), once per day for 10 weeks.  The […]

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HEAL Award Winner Helping to Improve Children’s Nutrition and Food Literacy

Congratulations to HEAL Graduate Research Associate Paige Colley who received an Ontario Graduate Scholarship. Paige is a PhD student in Health & Rehabilitation Sciences under the supervision of Dr. Jason Gilliland and Dr. Linda Miller. Paige’s research aims to investigate the Ontario Student Nutrition Program’s impact on children’s dietary behaviours, food intake, and nutritional knowledge.   Paige […]

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