Research

Publications: 

Scourboutakos MJ, Mah CL, Murphy SA, Mazza FN, Barrett N, McFadden B & L’Abbé MR. 2017. Testing a Beverage and Fruit/Vegetable Education Intervention in a University Dining Hall. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behaviour, 49 (6) Pages 457–465.e1

Scourboutakos MJ, Franco-Arellano B, Murphy SA, Norsen S, Comelli EM & L’Abbé MR. 2017. Mismatch between probiotic benefits in trials versus food products. Nutrients, 9(4), 400; doi:10.3390/nu9040400.

Chan JYM, Scourboutakos MJ & L’Abbé MR. 2017. Unregulated serving sizes on the Canadian Nutrition Facts table – An invitation for manufacturer manipulations. BMC Public Health, 17:418 DOI: 10.1186/s12889-017-4362-0.

Semnani-Azad Z, Scourboutakos MJ, L’Abbé MR. 2016. Kids’ meals from Canadian chain restaurants are exceedingly high in calories, fats, and sodium: a cross-sectional studyBMC Nutrition, 2:16.

Scourboutakos MJ, Semnani-Azad Z, L’Abbé MR. 2015. Sugar levels in kids’ meals from Canadian chain restaurantsPreventive Medicine Reports, 3:391-393.

Scourboutakos MJ, L’Abbé MR. 2014. Changes in sodium levels in chain restaurant foods in Canada (2010-2013): a longitudinal study. CMAJ Open, 2(4):E343-E351.

Scourboutakos MJ, Corey PN, Mendoza J, Henson SJ, L’Abbé MR. 2014. Restaurant menu-labelling: Is it worth adding sodium to the label? Canadian Journal of Public Health, 105(5)e354-e361.

Arcand J, Scourboutakos MJ, Au J, L’Abbe MR. 2014. trans Fatty acids in the Canadian food supply: an updated analysis. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 100(4):1116-23.

Scourboutakos MJ, Semnani-Azad Z, L’Abbé MR. 2013. Restaurant meals – almost an entire day’s worth of calories, fats and sodium. JAMA Internal Medicine, 173(14):1373-1374.

Scourboutakos MJ, L’Abbé MR. 2013. Sodium levels in Canadian fast-food and sit-down restaurants. Canadian Journal of Public Health, 104(1)e2-e8.

Scourboutakos MJ, L’Abbé M. 2012. Restaurant menus – calories, caloric density and serving size. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 43(3):249-255.

Scourboutakos MJ. 2010. 1+1=3…Synbiotics: Combining the power of pre-  and probiotics. Journal of Food Science Education, 9:36-37.

Thesis:

Scourboutakos MJ. Eating-out: A Study of the Nutritional Quality of Canadian Chain Restaurant Foods and Interventions to Promote Healthy Eating. University of Toronto, 2016.

 

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