Dr. Meghan Azad's article "Nonnutritive sweeteners and cardiometabolic health: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trails and prospective cohort studies" has been featured in the Altmetric Top 100 2017. This distinction is based on the research being one of the most widely discussed and shared academic papers this year, and receiving a significant amount of online attention. CLICK HERE to view the article.
Study suggests that eating peanut while breastfeeding may help protect against peanut allergy in children
Dr. Azad and Dr. Pitt had their research highlighted in a blog post by Food Allergy Canada on December 8, 2017
CLICK HERE to read the blog.
Check out this video of Dr. Meghan Azad explaining why breastmilk matters. CLICK HERE to view the video.
In celebration of World Breastfeeding Week (celebrated October 1-7 in Canada) our lab partnered with the Winnipeg Breastfeeding Network a number of community partners to launch a provocative new local campaign placing life-sized images of breastfeeding mothers in public areas. The campaign features actual Winnipeg moms and aims to normalize breastfeeding in public. Read more about the campaign HERE.
Nicole was selected to present her work "Childhood and Adult Socioeconomic Status and the Development of Type 2 Diabetes Risk Factors in The Manitoba Personalized Lifestyle Research (TMPLR) Cohort" at the Child Health Research Days Goodbear's Den competition, and she was awarded 2nd place!
CLICK HERE to listen to Dr. Azad's interview on the Innovation Hub episode, "The Questionable Health Benefits Of Artificial Sweeteners".
Azad Lab research reported by CBC News: eating peanuts while breastfeeding may reduce risk of allergies