Separating the wheat from the chaff, Trust Beta
is exploring ways to maximize the health benefits
of whole grain foods through processing. As a Canada Research Chair studying functional foods, Dr. Beta identifies the components in whole grain foods that play a major role in reducing obesity, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and cancer.
Working in state-of-the-art facilities like the Richardson Centre for Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals - considered to be the most advanced facility of its kind in Canada - and the
Canadian Centre for Agri-Food Research in Health and Medicine, University of Manitoba researchers are at the forefront of food and nutritional sciences that will improve the health of all Canadians.