NSGSA Journal Club Jan 15

Join the NSGSA for our next journal club on Tuesday, January 15th!

We will be discussing the meta-analysis conducted by Shangguan et al on the effect of food labelling on dietary intake of nutrients and industry practices. Come out if you’re at all curious about front of pack labelling, new proposed Health Canada regulations, and how to make sense of it all!

When: Tuesday, January 15
Time: 3:00 – 4:00 pm
Where: Room 5254, Medical Science Building
Citation: Shangguan S, Afshin A, Shulkin M, Ma W, Marsden D, Smith J, Saheb-Kashaf M, Shi P, Micha R, Imamura F, Mozaffarian D; Food PRICE (Policy Review and Intervention Cost-Effectiveness) Project. A Meta-Analysis of Food Labeling Effects on Consumer Diet Behaviors and Industry Practices. Am J Prev Med. 2018 Dec 13. pii: S0749-3797(18)32357-2. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2018.09.024. [Epub ahead of print]

Access the article here.

No experience on the topic required — let’s learn together 🙂

NSGSA Journal Club Nov 29

Journal club ppt_templateJoin us for our next journal club on Thursday, November 29! Promoted as a natural source of iron to prevent iron deficiency and anemia, the Lucky Iron Fish has recently received funding on CBC’s ‘Dragons’ Den.’ We will be discussing whether, based on the results from a recent RCT, the lucky iron fish should be considered efficacious in reducing anemia and iron deficiency.

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Call for Volunteers for the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair 2018!

Help promote nutrition awareness for children at the NSGSA booth that will be set up at the fair, held at Exhibition Place, from November 2nd to the 11th. The booth includes fun interactive activities to help promote healthy eating habits in children. This is also a great opportunity to also enjoy what the fair has to offer, as you’ll get a chance to walk around and explore while you’re there!

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