Bake with NSSA!






Come and make delicious energy bars with us to fuel your day away! On November 20th from 5pm to 7pm at KP207, we’ll be making Apple/Pumpkin Spice Oat bites, Strawberry Breakfast bites, and Raw Chocolate Brownie bites.

No experience required, and the ingredients will be provided. RSVP by clicking “Going” on the facebook event page AND filling in the form.

Fall Academic Seminar

22555489_1848416635171817_969491364854395670_oJoin the Nutritional Sciences Student Association for the Fall Academic Seminar on Wednesday, October 25th from 5-7PM in FG423.

Come learn more about the exciting research happening in the department through presentations by Rodney AuYeung and Patrick Merrithew.

Topics discussed:
Rodney AuYeung: Important food sources of sugars and cardiovascular events: a systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective cohorts
Patrick Merrithew: The relationship between animal product consumption and cardiovascular disease risk factors

We hope to see you there!

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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