• Dr. Carla Tayor, professor, department of Food and Human Nutritional Sciences.
  • Professor, Department of Food and Human Nutritional Sciences

    University of Manitoba (Fort Garry Campus)
    Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences
    W575 Duff Roblin Building
    190 Dysart Road
    Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 2N2 Canada

    Phone: 204-258-1361
    email: carla.tayor@umanitoba.ca

Education

  • PhD (Department of Nutritional Sciences) University of Guelph, Canada
  • BH Ecol. (Department of Foods and Nutrition), University of Manitoba, Canada

Research

Research interests

Dr. Taylor 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 bioactives in crops such as buckwheat and pulses

The effects of zinc on antioxidant and immune defense is another research interest.

Publications

Other information

Team Leader, Canadian Centre for Agri-food Research in Health and Medicine (CCARM)
Principal Investigator, Metabolic Nutrition, CCARM.