Nutrition and Foods | Past SANFC Winners

Science Atlantic Communication Award

2021

First: Nèmanan Richard Ninamou, Université de Moncton

A path analysis to identify factors influencing the provision of water in addition to breast milk in mothers of children under six months of age in the regions of Conakry and Kindia, Republic of Guinea

Second: Rebecca Demmings, St. Francis Xavier University

Nutrient decomposition of texture modified diets in rural Nova Scotian long-term care facilities: a digital food photography assessment

Third: Salma Omardeen, Memorial University of Newfoundlandy

Investigating the mechanistic roles of oligofructose-enriched inulin in reducing body fat of overweight and obese children

2020

First: Julia Heckbert, University of Prince Edward Island

Food use, food security and food production and sales across growing seasons among rural Kenyan women

2019

First: Erin Carmody, Mount Saint Vincent University

Infant Feeding Practices of Neonates Born to Mothers with Gestational Diabetes Mellitus or Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Second: Thilini Nuwndhara Dissanyake, Dalhousie University - Faculty of Agriculture

Identification of Microbial Composition of Swedish Hard Cheese by Matrix Assisted Laser Desorption Ionization-Time of Flight Mass Spectrometry

Third: Caroline Anderson, Mount Saint Vincent University

Development and face validity of an online , survey to assess eating disorders, muscle dysmorphia, and exercise addiction among competitive male bodybuilders

Science Atlantic Undergraduate Research Award

2021

First: Rachael Moss and Sophie Barker, Acadia University

Carbonated emotions: Consumers’ sensory perception and emotional response to carbonated and still fruit juices

Second: Megan Churchill, Mount Saint Vincent University

Thiamine stability and colour changes in salt co-fortified with iodine, stored in Cambodia over 6 months

Third: Rianna Teeuwissen, University of Prince Edward Island

The Complementary and Alternative Therapy Use, Dietary Behaviours, and Food Choices of People Living with Arthritis

Fourth: Cayla Olynyk, Saint Francis Xavier University

Uncovering the student athlete lived experience in managing exercise associated gastrointestinal symptoms: a mixed methods approach

2020

Oral: Kate Braddon, Mount Saint Vincent University

Evaluating Pre- and Post- Education Knowledge Scores from Women with Gestational Diabetes Mellitus Interacting with an Online Low Glycemic Index Education Platform

Enhanced Poster: Tim Lamont, Acadia University

Surf’n Bake: Exploring the Sensory Characteristics of Seaweed Composite Bread

Enhanced Poster: Imene Hank, University of Prince Edwards Island

Assessing the Implementation of the New Canada’s Food Guide Recommendations in Childcare Settings

2019

Madison Brauer, University of Prince Edward Island

Does a cell phone mediated nutrition education intervention result in better retention of recommended food preparation practices than traditional face to face interventions in a developing country context?

Science Atlantic Graduate Research Award

2021

First: Niluni Wijesundara, Dalhousie Univsersity

Herbal essential oils to treat sore throat: antibacterial activity of carvacrol against Streptococcus pyogenes

Second: Tharindu Lakshan Suraweera, Dalhousie Univsersity

Dietary Flavonoids Attenuates Carcinogen-induced DNA damage in Cultured Human Lung Epithelial Cells

Third: Lauren Viana, Saint Francis Xavier Univsersity

The Effects of Dehulling and Germination on the Functional Properties and Off-Flavour Compounds in Yellow-Eyed Bean Flours

Fourth: Julianne LeBlanc, Mount Saint Vincent Univsersity

DPatient Experience with Home-Based Gestational Diabetes Education during COVID-19: A Satisfaction Questionnaire

2020

Oral: Oral Presentation: Jelisa Gallant, Mount Saint Vincent Univsersity

Human milk total thiamine concentrations among rural Cambodian women on various thiamine supplementation regimes, 12 weeks postnatal

Enahnced Poster: Cindy Yu, Dalhousie University-AG

Identification of superior apple genotypes for the management of type 2 diabetes

Enhanced Poster: Lauren Viana, St. Francis Xavier University

Characterizing the Impact of Soaking and Germination on the Aroma Profile and the Chemical Composition of Yellow-Eyed Bean Flour

2019

First: Erin Carmody, Mount Saint Vincent University

Infant Feeding Practices of Neonates Born to Mothers with Gestational Diabetes Mellitus or Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Second: Thilini Nuwndhara Dissanyake, Dalhousie University - Faculty of Agriculture

Identification of Microbial Composition of Swedish Hard Cheese by Matrix Assisted Laser Desorption Ionization-Time of Flight Mass Spectrometry

Third: Caroline Anderson, Mount Saint Vincent University

Development and face validity of an online , survey to assess eating disorders, muscle dysmorphia, and exercise addiction among competitive male bodybuilders

Clara Jefferson Award

2019

Lydia Hayward, Acadia University

Studying the impact caloric values have on consumers’ sensory perceptions of Nova Scotia rosé wines

Travel Award

2020

Kate Braddon, Mount Saint Vincent University

Evaluating Pre- and Post- Education Knowledge Scores from Women with Gestational Diabetes Mellitus Interacting with an Online Low Glycemic Index Education Platform

Second: Chelsea Purdy, Mount Saint Vincent University

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2019

First: Zack Clancy, Memorial University

The Effects of Total Parenteral Nutrition and Methyl Supplementation on Glucose Homeostasis in Neonatal Yucatan Miniature Pigs.

Second: Adèle Corkum, University of Prince Edward Island

Postprandial Effects of Blueberry (Vaccinium angustifolium) Consumption on Glucose Metabolism, Gastrointestinal Hormone , Response, and Perceived Appetite in Healthy Adults: A Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Crossover Trial