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Help Concordia University and University of British Columbia researchers develop a diet self-monitoring application based on the new Canada’s Food Guide!

We are looking for people interested in nutrition to participate in a focus group over Zoom to help create a diet self-monitoring application based on the new food guide.

To participate in this study, you must:

  • Be ≥18 years
  • Be English speaking
  • Be familiar with operating a smartphone
  • Have access to a computer and the internet required to use Zoom
  • Not be living with blindness, deafness or cognitive impairment (ie: dementia)
  • Not be a registered dietitian or nutrition student

Participation in this study consists of:

  • Online questionnaire (15 minutes)
  • Focus group on Zoom (60-90 minutes)

If you are interested in this study, please email us your phone number to or call us at 604-359-7636 so we can screen your eligibility. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us at!

PI: Tamara Cohen, PhD, RD

This project is supported by funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council and the R. Howard Webster Foundation.

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