Infographics

CNS 2018 Annual Conference Infographic Award Competition: Winners

Infographics provide an excellent platform to showcase nutrition and health concepts in an efficient, easy to interpret, creative, and colourful way.  They offer an opportunity to share evidence-based information with heath care professionals working with patients, as well as to communicate directly to the public (e.g. as posters in public spaces and on social media).

The design and development of infographics is an excellent skill for students/trainees to develop.  In recognition of this, the Canadian Nutrition Society (CNS) developed an Infographic Award Competition as a new feature launched at the 2018 Annual Conference held in Halifax, Nova Scotia from May 3-5, 2018.

1st place: Gaya Murthy, University of British Columbia
Healthy School Lunch Builder

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2nd place: Shirin Panahi, Université Laval
Eating for Satiety and Health

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3rd place (tie)

Michèle Rousseau, Université Laval
Gut microbiota

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3rd place (tie)

Wenxi Zhu, Mount Saint Vincent University
Vitamin D in the Golden Years

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Advances in Nutrition, Gut Health, and the Microbiome

This Nutrition, Gut Health and the Microbiome Infographic Poster was developed following the Advances in Nutrition, Gut Health and Microbiome thematic conference held in January 2017. It is a summary of information shared during the various presentations by issue experts, and offers information that will be of interest to multiple perspectives.

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The CNS wishes to thank Erica Rogers who is the author and designer of this resource. 


Nutrition and Metabolic Syndrome (MetS)

This Nutrition and Metabolic Syndrome (MetS) Infographic Poster was developed following the recent Advances in Nutrition and Metabolic Syndrome regional conference held in January 2016. It is a summary of information shared during the various presentations by issue experts, and offers information that will be of interest to multiple perspectives. 

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Protein Poster

This Protein Infographic Poster was developed following the recent Advances in Protein Nutrition Across the Lifespan regional conference held in January 2015. It is a summary of information shared during the various presentations by issue experts, and offers information that will be of interest to multiple perspectives. 

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The CNS wishes to thank Kaitlin Roke, University of Guelph who is the author and designer of this resource. 

Kaitlin Roke
BSc Major in Human Kinetics, minor in Psychology (University of Guelph)
MSc Nutrigenetics, advisor Dr. David Mutch (University of Guelph)
PhD Nutrigenetics, advisor Dr. David Mutch (University of Guelph)

I got hooked on omega-3 fats in third year University and continued to work in this area during my PhD. Throughout my graduate experience and my research, I always looked for opportunities to communicate what I was doing and why it was important. My family and friends always got an ear-full after conferences, when I wanted to share all of the new research and exciting findings. After attending an Infographics workshop at the University of Guelph, I wondered about using this tool to communicate some of the key messages from the CNS thematic conference I had just attended. Shortly after this idea, I was connected with Dr. David Ma and Dr. Robert Bertolo who helped me kick-start this initiative. I then worked closely with Dr. Shannan Grant who mentored me and taught me some of the basics involved in the creation of patient-facing and plain language communication. After all of this, voila! We have created three infographics to highlight some of the key messages from the thematic conferences. An Infographic about MetS and Nutrition (2015 CNS thematic conference) is on the way! 


Carbohydrate Poster

This Carbohydrate Infographic Poster was developed following the recent Advances in Carbohydrates and Fibre in Nutrition regional conference held in January 2014. It is a summary of information shared during the various presentations by leading experts, and offers information that will be of interest to health professionals. The CNS wishes to thank Kaitlin Roke, University of Guelph PhD student who is the author of this resource and the many reviewers who provided expert suggestions on design and content. This poster is available free for download to CNS members.

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The CNS wishes to thank Kaitlin Roke, University of Guelph who is the author and designer of this resource. 

Kaitlin Roke
BSc Major in Human Kinetics, minor in Psychology (University of Guelph)
MSc Nutrigenetics, advisor Dr. David Mutch (University of Guelph)
PhD Nutrigenetics, advisor Dr. David Mutch (University of Guelph)

I got hooked on omega-3 fats in third year University and continued to work in this area during my PhD. Throughout my graduate experience and my research, I always looked for opportunities to communicate what I was doing and why it was important. My family and friends always got an ear-full after conferences, when I wanted to share all of the new research and exciting findings. After attending an Infographics workshop at the University of Guelph, I wondered about using this tool to communicate some of the key messages from the CNS thematic conference I had just attended. Shortly after this idea, I was connected with Dr. David Ma and Dr. Robert Bertolo who helped me kick-start this initiative. I then worked closely with Dr. Shannan Grant who mentored me and taught me some of the basics involved in the creation of patient-facing and plain language communication. After all of this, voila! We have created three infographics to highlight some of the key messages from the thematic conferences. An Infographic about MetS and Nutrition (2015 CNS thematic conference) is on the way! 


Lipids/Fats

This Lipids/Fats Infographic Poster was developed following the recent Advances in Dietary Fats & Nutrition regional conference held in January 2013. It is a summary of information shared during the various presentations by leading experts, and offers information that will be of interest to health professionals. The CNS wishes to thank Kaitlin Roke, University of Guelph PhD student who is the author of this resource and the many reviewers who provided expert suggestions on design and content.

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The CNS wishes to thank Kaitlin Roke, University of Guelph who is the author and designer of this resource. 

Kaitlin Roke
BSc Major in Human Kinetics, minor in Psychology (University of Guelph)
MSc Nutrigenetics, advisor Dr. David Mutch (University of Guelph)
PhD Nutrigenetics, advisor Dr. David Mutch (University of Guelph)

I got hooked on omega-3 fats in third year University and continued to work in this area during my PhD. Throughout my graduate experience and my research, I always looked for opportunities to communicate what I was doing and why it was important. My family and friends always got an ear-full after conferences, when I wanted to share all of the new research and exciting findings. After attending an Infographics workshop at the University of Guelph, I wondered about using this tool to communicate some of the key messages from the CNS thematic conference I had just attended. Shortly after this idea, I was connected with Dr. David Ma and Dr. Robert Bertolo who helped me kick-start this initiative. I then worked closely with Dr. Shannan Grant who mentored me and taught me some of the basics involved in the creation of patient-facing and plain language communication. After all of this, voila! We have created three infographics to highlight some of the key messages from the thematic conferences. An Infographic about MetS and Nutrition (2015 CNS thematic conference) is on the way! 

 

 

 

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