WHAT ABOUT WHEAT?
What About Wheat? is the best source of up-to-date, science-based wheat nutrition information.
Our goal is to make it simple for nutrition professionals such as yourself to find and share the latest wheat nutrition research with clients, and for consumers to learn more about wheat.
The health resources throughout this website are evidence-based summaries vetted by experts and presented in an easy-to-use format.
What About Wheat? is also where you can discover Canada’s wheat story and the journey it takes to get to your plate.
Who we are
What About Wheat? is brought to you by the Canadian Wheat Nutrition Initiative (CWNI), a group that knows wheat from farm to fork. CWNI members include grower associations and millers from across Canada.
CWNI is supported by a Science Advisory Council made up of food and nutrition experts. With their knowledge and expertise, you can rely on What About Wheat? for accurate and useful information about wheat nutrition.
Science Advisory Council
The Science Advisory Council is comprised of qualified researchers and registered dietitians who provide unbiased, timely insights on wheat nutrition research. Their collective expertise is invaluable to improving the understanding of how wheat and wheat products fit into a healthy dietary pattern.
DR. ALISON DUNCAN, PhD, RD, FDC
PROFESSOR & ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF RESEARCH, HUMAN NUTRACEUTICAL RESEARCH UNIT, DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN HEALTH AND NUTRITIONAL SCIENCES, UNIVERSITY OF GUELPHMore
DR. MICHAEL GÄNZLE, PhD
PROFESSOR AND CANADA RESEARCH CHAIR IN FOOD MICROBIOLOGY AND PROBIOTICS, UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTAMore
HEATHER MANGIERI, MS, RDN, CSSD, LDN
REGISTERED DIETITIAN-NUTRITIONIST, BOARD-CERTIFIED SPECIALIST IN SPORTS DIETETICS & AUTHORMore
Erin MacGregor, RD
REGISTERED DIETITIAN , FOOD AND SCIENCE COMMUNICATORMore
DR. MEGAN RACEY, PhD
NUTRITION AND HUMAN HEALTH RESEARCH CONSULTANTMore
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