Author Archives: NSSA

NSSA General Meeting and By-Elections




Title: General Meeting and By-Elections
Location: FG423
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Description: The NSSA invites all Nutritional Sciences majors or those taking NFS courses to join us at our first general meeting of the year!

At this meeting, you can learn about and provide input for all our upcoming events, including our semesterly Academic Seminars, the Student/Prof Luncheon, and the Healthy Cooking Seminar.

Additionally, we are also looking to elect:
– Second Year Representative (x2)
– Webmaster (x1)

Anyone taking at least ONE NFS course is eligible to run and vote. Food and refreshments will be provided. We hope to see you there!

Start Time: 17:00
Date: 2017-10-19
End Time: 19:00

NSSA Sophomore Day

22218489_10210783202963371_2997937263239052466_oTitle: Sophomore Day
Location: FG423
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Description: Join the Nutritional Sciences Student Association for our Sophomore Day! We invite second year and all other nutrition students to drop-in for a free lunch and a chance to meet and network with other students and departmental professors, including Professor Richard Bazinet (Nutritional Neurosciences).

Start Time: 13:00
Date: 2017-10-16
End Time: 14:00

Nutrition Week: Snack & Learn with a Dietitian!

Title: Nutrition Week: Snack & Learn with a Dietitian!
Location: Multi-Faith Centre University of Toronto 569 Spadina Ave, Toronto, Ontario M5S 2J7
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Description: Do you have no time to eat breakfast in the morning? Feel groggy and hangry by lunchtime?

Come to a talk by Pooja, UofT Food Services Dietitian to learn tips and tricks on how to prepare quick and balanced breakfasts!

FREE HEALTHY SNACKS will be provided, and a Q&A with Pooja will follow (for all your nutrition-related questions).

Hope to see you there!
Start Time: 11:30
Date: 2017-03-23
End Time: 13:00

NSSA Pub Night

Title: NSSA Pub Night
Location: Pogue Mahone Pub & Kitchen. 777 Bay St., Toronto, ON M5G 2C8
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Description: NSSA will be hosting their annual pub night on Friday March 3! Come out for an evening of stress-free mingling, free food and free beer! This event is an all ages event but alcohol will only be served to those who are of age. Feel free to bring a friend and we hope to see you all there!
Start Time: 18:30
Date: 2017-03-03
End Time: 21:30

Kimchi Making with NSSA and Harvest Noon!

Title: Kimchi Making with NSSA and Harvest Noon!
Location: Harvest Noon – 16 Bancroft Ave., Toronto, Ontario M5S 1C1
Description: Take a break from studying and join the Nutritional Sciences Student Association (NSSA) and Harvest Noon on Thursday evening for a fun and interactive workshop on MAKING KIMCHI!

We’ll be going over the health benefits of fermented foods, prepare some kimchi together (led by Aurora from Harvest Noon and Alena from the NSSA), and end the night sampling some kimchi together!

No experience in the kitchen or in fermentation is required.
Please **bring your own container** so you can enjoy your kimchi at home too!

RSVP is required and spots are limited. REGISTER HERE:

Hope to see you all there!
Start Time: 17:30
Date: 2017-02-16
End Time: 19:30

Academic Seminar

Title: Academic Seminar
Description: NSSA will be hosting this term’s academic seminar, featuring a presentation from Jo-Anna Baxter. Come for an informative talk, networking opportunities, and refreshments.

Jo-Anna Baxter is a PhD Candidate at the University of Toronto in the Department of Nutritional Sciences, where her dissertation work centres on assessing the effectiveness of the provision of multiple micronutrient supplements to adolescent girls in rural Pakistan. Previously, she worked on several global health-related research studies, including her MSc thesis work on providing an innovative prenatal calcium supplement to women in Bangladesh. She is passionate about improving maternal and child nutrition through the implementation and effective scale up of evidence-based nutrition interventions during pregnancy and childhood.
Start Time: 17:00
Date: 2017-02-08

NSSA Dietetics Night

Considering dietetics program?

NSSA has invited alumnis that are dietetics to share there experiences with you! Come out to learn how to become a dietician and what it’s like to be a dietitian! Food will be provided!

When: January 23rd, 5 PM – 7 PM

Where: FG423


Student Professor Luncheon

Student Professor Luncheon

NSSA Grad School Info Night

Are you considering graduate studies in the Dept. of Nutritional Sciences, or looking for more information on the application process? On Monday, October 3rd from 5-7pm, the NSSA will be hosting graduate coordinator Dr. Hanley as well as current grad students to come in and talk about the grad school application process, scholarship opportunities and answer any and all questions you may have!

Refreshments will be provided!


Location: Fitzgerald Building rm. 423

UTSU Clubs Day

Hey everyone!

UTSU Clubs Day is Wednesday, September 7th from 10 AM to 2 PM

Come learn more about the NSSA and meet members of the new executive team.

Information about our upcoming events for the 2016/2017 year will be available!

We have also compiled a Good Eats Guide for places we recommend on and around campus.

Check out the list below:

NSSA’s Good Eats Guide 2016

NSSA's Good Eats Guide 2016