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Science Atlantic Nutrition and Foods Conference 2021

April 26-27, 2021 – Hosted virtually by St. Francis Xavier University 

Thank you to our generous conference sponsors!

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Science Atlantic Undergraduate Award

First Place

Rachael Moss

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

First Place

Sophie Barker

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

Second Place

Megan Churchill

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

Third Place

Rianna Teeuwissen

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

Fourth Place

Cayla Olynyk

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

Graduate Research Award

First Place

 

Niluni Wijesundara

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

Second Place

 

Tharindu Lakshan Suraweera

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

Third Place

Lauren Viana

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

Fourth Place

Julianne LeBlanc

Mount Saint Vincent University
Patient Experience with Home-Based Gestational Diabetes Education during COVID-19: A Satisfaction Questionnaire

Science Atlantic Communication Award

First Place

 

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 Place

 

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 Place

 

Salma Omardeen

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

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