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Convocation 2020 – Beyond the Classroom

June 24, 2020 — 
Meet some of the incredible members of the University of Manitoba’s class of 2020. As students, these graduands embraced opportunities available to them outside the classroom – from international exchanges to undergraduate research – that broadened their horizons and helped them to find their passions.

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Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Brain Food Dinners: Finding mental wellness through food

September 4, 2019 — 
Maureen Cooper, a 4th year student in the Human Nutritional Sciences (dietetics preparation) program, chose to study nutrition because she was interested in how food can heal the body

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TEDx: Farming to the Sky: A Game Changer for Health in the North

October 4, 2018 — 
Vertical indoor food production is changing education, nutrition and the lives of people in difficult remote environments.

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A teaspoon of beef helps the medicine go down

May 17, 2018 — 
New research by University of Manitoba professors has found that a particular beef protein may help people swallow bitter medicine.

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Wpg Free Press: Rapping with the prof

March 27, 2018 — 
Michael Eskin, a professor in the department of human nutritional sciences at the University of Manitoba, is known for rapping about lipids, his area of expertise.

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Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Unlocking a healthy relationship with food

March 1, 2018 — 
Join us for a free interactive discussion on the potential, and the limits, a healthy long term relationship with food can have.

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Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Helping newcomers discover healthy nutrition

June 1, 2017 — 
Nutrition education program helps immigrants and refugees adapt to eating healthy in Canada

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Can breastfeeding help protect babies from wheezing?

May 2, 2017 — 
U of M study shows that babies who are breastfed longer are less likely to wheeze, putting them at lower risk for asthma later on.

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Op-ed: Three popular nutrition diet trends to steer clear of — based on best evidence

April 17, 2017 — 
“Alternative facts” aren’t a new concept in the field of nutritional science. Too bad so many people fall for them.

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Wpg Free Press: The kids’ diets are not all right

March 29, 2017 — 
'The fact we don’t know what Manitoba kids are eating is stunning, given that obesity and nutrition-related chronic diseases are skyrocketing and costing taxpayers a bundle'

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