Theresa Poon

BSc
MSc Students
FitzGerald Building, Room 87
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Theresa is a second year MSc candidate in the L’abbe lab.  For her Master’s thesis, she is evaluating the validity of nutrient profiling systems for the assessment of the nutritional quality of foods in Canada.  This research aims to provide an understanding of various nutrient profiling models as reliable indicators of the healthfulness of foods.  It also aims to provide regulators with pertinent data that will facilitate the selection of nutrient profiling models for nutrition policy.  Theresa completed her BSc at the University of Toronto with a double major in nutritional sciences and toxicology.  She also has comprehensive experience in scientific and regulatory affairs related to nutrition and has spoken on health claims at various national and international conferences.

PubMed Link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=theresa+poon