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Améliorer la sélection génétique du bétail

Une fois son doctorat terminé, le jeune agronome Bernard Ato Hagan retournera au Ghana avec un prototype de logiciel qui pourra aider les producteurs agricoles de son pays à faire une meilleure sélection génétique de leurs troupeaux.

La Terre de Chez Nous

Published: 24 Jan 2019

An elevator pitch for Keenoa

Kudos to Anne-Julie Tessier, RD, PhD candidate in the School of Human Nutrition, who won the Elevator Pitch Contest organized by the Sight and Life Foundation at the last American Society of Nutrition’s annual conference – Nutrition 2018 – in Boston on June 10, 2018. 

Published: 15 Jun 2018

An elevator pitch for Keenoa

Kudos to Anne-Julie Tessier, RD, PhD candidate in the School of Human Nutrition, who won the Elevator Pitch Contest organized by the Sight and Life Foundation at the last American Society of Nutrition’s annual conference – Nutrition 2018 – in Boston on June 10, 2018. 

Published: 15 Jun 2018

Professor Emerita recognized for work in traditional food systems

Harriet Kuhnlein, PhD, RD, FASN, FIUNS, LLD (honoris causa), Professor Emerita (McGill) was recently recognized with a 2018 Alumni Recognition Award from the Health and Human Development Alumni Society of the Pennsylvania State University.

Published: 24 Apr 2018

A Scarlet Key for Christine Ha

If you participated in the MEDLIFE McGill Macdonald Branch/Global Food Security Club Krispy Kreme fundraiser, the We Are Aware: Montreal Campaign, or the Mac Basket Food Drive, you likely crossed paths with the ever-cheery Christine Ha, U3, BScNutrSc (Global Nutrition).

Published: 4 Apr 2018

Eating protein at all three meals could help seniors stave off muscle decline

New research from Canada suggests that over-60s should eat protein at all three daily meals to help stave off age-related muscle decline, which can contribute to loss of independence and falls.

Researchers at McGill University in Canada studied the effects of protein consumption on muscle strength in seniors.

Published: 6 Sep 2017

Eating protein three times a day could make our seniors stronger

Quebec researchers link protein distribution to greater mass and muscle strength in the elderly.

Loss of muscle is an inevitable consequence of aging that can lead to frailty, falls or mobility problems. Eating enough protein is one way to remedy it, but it would seem that spreading protein equally among the three daily meals could be linked to greater mass and muscle strength in the elderly.

Published: 6 Sep 2017

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