Mavra is a Mitacs Elevate Postdoctoral Fellow in Dr. L’Abbe’s Lab. She obtained her PhD degree under the supervision of Dr. L’Abbe, where she specialized in the characterization of dietary intakes of Canadian Armed Forces and the evaluation of novel technologies for dietary assessments. Her current postdoctoral research focuses on assessing the impact of nutrient profiling models and portion size regulations on improving: a) the nutritional value of foods available to Canadians and, 2) the dietary intakes and health outcomes of Canadians. Her research interests also includes investigating the impact of a smartphone app, FoodFlip®, on enabling consumers to make healthier food choices.
PubMed Link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Mavra+Ahmed