Dr. Carla Taylor

University of Manitoba

Dr. Taylor is a professor in the Department of Food and Human Nutritional Sciences. She investigates the effects of various dietary components on obesity, insulin resistance and vascular health using animal models and human studies, specifically:Omega-3 fatty acids; Conjugated linoleic acid; Plant-based bio-actives in crops such as buckwheat and pulses. The effects of zinc on antioxidant and immune defense is another research interest.

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