Jennifer J. Lee, Neil R. Brett, Jennifer T. Chang, Julia O. Totosy de Zepetnek, Nick Bellissimo (2018). Effects of White Potatoes and Other Carbohydrates Consumed with Eggs on Short-Term Food Intake, Satiety, and Glycemic Response in Children (Poster Presentation). Nutrition 2018. June 9 – 12, 2018. Boston, MA, USA.


  Qing Guo, Nick Bellissimo, Dérick Rousseau (2018). The role of emulsifier physical state on the in vitro digestion of model oil-in-water emulsions (Oral Presentation). 3rd Food Structure and Functionality Forum Symposium & the 3rd IDF Symposium on Microstructure of Dairy Products. June 3 – 6, 2018. Montreal, QB.


  Qing Guo, Nick Bellissimo, Dérick Rousseau (2018). Citric acid esters-stabilized emulsions during in vitro digestion: Effect of the physical state of emulsifier (Poster Presentation). American Oil Chemist Society. May 6-9, 2018. Minneapolis, MN, USA.


  Cydney E. Prusky, Michaela Kucab, Neil Brett, Ellen Reyes, Terence Boateng, Julia Totosy de Zepetnek, Nick Bellissimo (2018). Effects of high-intensity interval exercise and chocolate milk on glycemic control, appetite, and cognitive performance in 9-13 year-old children (Poster Presentation). Proceedings of the Canadian Nutrition Society, May 3-5, 2018, Halifax, NS.


  Flora Wang, Nick Bellissimo, Chiara DiAngelo, Sandra Marsden, Laura Pasut, David Kitts, David Ma, Huguette Turgeon-O’Brien, Miyoung Suh, Bohdan Luhovyy, Mei Chung, Anil Gurcan (2018). Knowledge, Attitudes and Perceptions of Carbohydrates among Nutrition and Non-Nutrition Undergraduates in Canada (Poster Presentation). Canadian Nutrition Society Meeting. May 3-5, 2018, Halifax, NS.


  Nick Bellissimo (2018). Role of White Potatoes at Breakfast on Food Intake Regulation, Glycemia and Cognitive Performance in Children. 2018 Potato Expo. Orlando, Florida, USA.


  Jennifer J. Lee, Neil R. Brett, Terence Boateng, Taylor Polecrone, Stephanie E. Plastina, Nick Bellissimo (2018). Body Composition & Fitness Tests Demo & Presentation to Havergal College Students (PSK 12U Class; n=11). NExT Lab Starting Line. January 29, 2018. Ryerson University, Toronto, ON.


  Jennifer J. Lee, Neil R. Brett, Terence Boateng, Ellen Reyes, Nick Bellissimo (2018). Body Composition & Fitness Tests Demo & Presentation to Pickering College Students (PSK 12U Class; n=10). NExT Lab Starting Line. January 18, 2018. Ryerson University, Toronto, ON.


  Jennifer J. Lee, Leila Hammond, Terence Boateng, Michaela Kucab, Nick Bellissimo (2017). NExT Lab Starting Line: Virtual Lab Tour, Test Demo & Presentation to St. John Paul II Catholic School (Webinar: Health & Science Class; n=20). October 31, 2017. Ryerson University, Toronto, ON.


  Jennifer J. Lee, Terence Boateng, Michaela Kucab, Neil R. Brett, Leila Hammond, Yue Guo, Nick Bellissimo (2017). NExT Lab Starting Line: Virtual Lab Tour & Test Demo. October 31, 2017, Partners in Research.


  Nick Bellissimo (2017). Searching for Satiety in Children. Lunch & Learn: Nutrition Series, Ryerson University. October 26, 2017, Toronto, ON.


  Jennifer J. Lee, Terence Boateng, Michaela Kucab, Neil R. Brett, Leila Hammond, Yue Guo, Nick Bellissimo (2017). NExT Lab Starting Line: Virtual Lab Tour & Test Demo. September 26, 2017, Partners in Research and Fair Chance Learning.


  Dérick Rousseau, Qing Guo, Nick Bellissimo, Stephen J. Crozier, Julia Hayden, Jennifer Chang, Julia Totosy de Zepetnek (2017). Comparison of in vitro and in vivo methods to predict post-prandial glycemic response of foods (Oral presentation). Institute of Food Technologists Expo. June 25 – 28, 2017. Las Vegas, NV, USA.


  Julia Totosy de Zepetnek , Kerry Miller, Melissa Da Silva, Nick Bellissimo (2017). Sugar-sweetened beverages and short-duration exercise on glycemic response and subjective appetite in young boys (Poster presentation). American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting. May 30-June 3, 2017. Denver, CO, USA.


  Stephanie Plastina, Nick Bellissimo, Shane Cleary, Liuye Huang, Terence Boateng, Michaela Kucab, Julia Totosy de Zepetnek (2017). Reliability and validity of several novel body composition methods in healthy adults (Poster presentation). Proceedings of the Canadian Nutrition Society Meeting, May 25-27, 2017, Montreal, QB.


  Flora Wang, David Kitts, David Ma, Huguette Turgeon-O’Brien, Spencer Proctor, Carla Prado, Miyoung Suh, Bohdan Luhovyy, Chiara DiAngelo, Laura Pasut, Sandra Marsden, Nick Bellissimo (2017). Canadian Nutrition Undergraduates’ Knowledge, Attitudes and Perceptions of Carbohydrates (Poster presentation). Proceedings of the Canadian Nutrition Society Meeting, May 25-27, 2017, Montreal, QB


  Qing Guo, Jennifer Chang, Julia Hayden, Julia Totosy de Zepetnek, Stephen J. Crozier, Nick Bellissimo, Dérick Rousseau, (2017). The role of a novel in vitro digestion method to predict post-prandial glycemic response in vivo (Poster presentation). Canadian Nutrition Society Meeting. May 25-27, 2017. Montreal, QB.


  Nick Bellissimo (2017). Role of White Potatoes at Breakfast on Subjective Appetite, Food Intake, Glycemic Response, and Memory Performance in Children and Adolescents. Alliance for Potato Research and Education Board Meeting. May 23, 2017. Chicago, IL, USA.


  Qing Guo, Nick Bellissimo, Dérick Rousseau (2017). In vitro digestion of oil-in-water emulsions – the role of the physical state of the dispersed oil phase (Oral Presentation). American Oil Chemist Society. April 30 – May 3, 2017. Orlando, FL, USA.


  Jennifer J. Lee, Julia Totosy de Zepetnek, Terence Boateng, Cydney Prusky, Anjali Ravi, Nick Bellissimo (2017). Research Day at NExT Lab Starting Line: ‘Effects of Chocolate Milk Consumption on Wingate Test Performance’ and ‘Validity of Fit3D ProScanner’ Mini-trials and Presentation to St. Joseph’s Morrow Park High School Students (SBI4U & SPH 4U Classes; n=30). NExT Lab Starting Line. April 27, 2017. Ryerson University, Toronto, ON.


  Qing Guo, Julia Hayden, Jennifer Chang, Julia O. Totosy de Zepetnek, Stephen J. Crozier, Dérick Rousseau, Nick Bellissimo (2017). Effect of Mid-morning Snacks on Subjective Appetite, Food intake, and Glucose and Insulin Responses in Healthy Men and Women (Poster Presentation). Experimental Biology. April 22 – 26, 2017. Chicago, IL, USA.


  Jennifer J. Lee, Vincent Wong, Shane Cleary, Julia O. Totosy de Zepetnek, Alexandra J. Fiocco, Nick Bellissimo (2017). Effects of potatoes and other carbohydrates consumed at breakfast on cognition, glycaemia and satiety in children (Poster presentation). Experimental Biology. April 22 – 26, 2017. Chicago, IL, USA.


  Julia Totosy de Zepetnek , Kerry Miller, Melissa Da Silva, Nick Bellissimo (2017). Pre-meal television viewing and exercise on subjective appetite and food intake in children. (Oral presentation). Experimental Biology. April 22 – 26, 2017. Chicago, IL, USA.


  Jennifer J. Lee, Terence Boateng, Michaela Kucab, Nick Bellissimo (2017). Ryerson Rams-a-Day: Basic Nutrition and Sports Nutrition Presentations to Ontario Volleyball Club Players and Ryerson Women’s Volleyball Team. NExT Lab Open Series. February 5, 2017. Ryerson University, Toronto, ON.


  Nick Bellissimo (2017). Food-gut-brain axis and its role in the regulation of food intake. Ryerson University: MolSci Seminar, Graduate Program in Molecular Science. January 26, 2017, Toronto, ON.


  Jennifer J. Lee, Julia Totosy de Zepetenek, Terence Boateng, Michaela Kucab, Stephanie Plastina Maryam Al-Shaamma, Cydney Prusky, Nick Bellissimo (2017). Body Composition and Fitness Tests Demo & Presentation to Havergal College Students (PSK12U Class; n=4). NExT Lab Starting Line. January 31, 2017. Ryerson University, Toronto, ON.


  Nick Bellissimo (2017). Regulation of Food Intake by the Gut-Brain Axis: Role of Macronutrient Composition and Food Structure. Proceedings of the Advances in Nutrition: Gut Health and Microbiome. January 14, 2017. Toronto, ON.


  Jennifer J. Lee, Terence Boateng, Michaela Kucab, Stephanie Plastina Maryam Al-Shaamma, Cydney Prusky, Nick Bellissimo Skype-a-thon Virtual Lab Tour – NExT Lab poster presentations and lab test demo November 29-30, 2016, Partners in Research and Fair Chance Learning.


  Nick Bellissimo (2016). The Effects of Breakfast Composition on Cognition in Children. Nutrition for Learning (Keynote). November 8, 2016. Waterloo, Ontario, Canada


  Stella Paterakis, Jennifer J. Lee, Shane Cleary, Julia Totosy de Zepetnek, Maryam Al-Shammaa, Nick Bellissimo (2016). Body Composition and Fitness Tests Demo & Presentation to Northview Collegiate Heights Students (Grade 12; n=16). NExT lab Open Series. May 25, 2016, Ryerson Uniersity, Toronto, ON.


  Qing Guo, Nick Bellissimo, and Derick Rousseau (2016). Role of Gel Structure in Controlling Lipid Digestion of Emulsion Gels (Oral Presentation). Proceedings of the 13th International Hydrocolloids Conference. May 16-20, 2016. Guelph, ON.


  Yesudas Gudivada, Derick Rousseau, Costin Antonescu, Nick Bellissimo (2016). Evaluation of a Static In Vitro Digestion Model for Determination of the Glycemic Index of Commonly Consumed Carbohydrate-Containing Foods (Poster Presentations). The Annual Canadian Nutrition Society Conference. May 5-7, 2016. Ottawa, ON.


  Nick Bellissimo (2016). Food Research Mixer. Ryerson University. April 25, 2016.


  Nick Bellissimo and Julia Totosy de Zepetnek (2016). Hunger Games: Nutrition, Activity & Appetite. Partners in Research (Webinar + Twitter). March 24, 2016.
  Nick Bellissimo (2015). Effect of Macronutrient Composition on Subjective Appetite, Food Intake and Body Weight in Children. American Society for Nutrition: Advances and Controversies in Clinical Nutrition, December 4-6, 2015 Long Beach, California, USA.


  Vincent C.H. Wong, Shane Cleary, Stella Paterakis, Nick Bellissimo (2015). Body Composition and Fitness Tests Demo & Presentation to Jean Vanier Catholic Secondary School Students (n=30). NExT Lab Open Series. November 30, 2015. Ryerson University, Toronto, ON.


  Tammy Fansabedian, Melissa Da Silva, Kerry Miller, Stephanie Cassin, Nick Bellissimo (2015). Effects of Increasing the Egg Protein Content at Breakfast on Subjective Appetite, Food Intake and Glycemic Response in Children (Poster Presentation). Proceedings of TOS, November 2015. Los Angeles, CA, USA.


  Vincent C. H. Wong, Fernanda Veloz, Melissa Da Silva, Kerry Miller, Stephanie Cassin, Nick Bellissimo (2015). Effect of Dietary Protein at Breakfast on Satiety and Thermic Effect of Food in Normal Weight and Overweight/Obese Children (Poster Presentation). Proceedings of TOS, Los Angeles, CA, November 2015Nick Bellissimo (2015). Does Macronutrient Composition of the Diet Matter for Obesity?


  School of Nutrition Lunch and Learn Series. October 29, 2015. Toronto, Ontario, Canada.


  Melissa Baker, Branka Gladanac, Kerry Miller, Melissa Da Silva, Monica Constantino, Tayyaba Sharif, Nick Bellissimo (2015). Effect of pre-meal active video game playing on subjective appetite and short-term food intake in 9-14 year old children. Dietitians of Canada Conference. June 2015, Quebec City, QB.


  Nick Bellissimo and Sana Baradaran-Dilmaghani (2015). A Focus on Policies to Improve Vitamin D Status in Women. Fourth Iranian International Conference on Women’s Health. May 21, 2015. Shiraz, Islamic Republic of Iran.


  Nick Bellissimo (2015). Debate on Bodyweight Regulation: Nutrition vs. Physical Activity. Canadian Obesity Network, Students and New Professionals (York University Chapter). February 10, 2015. Toronto, ON


  Nick Bellissimo (2014). Panel Discussant. Dietary Guidance for Children and Youth in the U.S. Baylor College of Medicine Roundtable, Science and Policy: Adopting a Fruitful Vegetable Encounter for Our Children. November 10-11, 2014. Chicago, IL, USA.


  Brandon Gheller, Molly Gheller, Athena Li, Younes Anini, Nick Bellissimo, Jill Hamilton, Theresa Glanville, G. Harvey Anderson, Bohdan Luhovyy (2014). The effect of dairy and non-dairy snacks on glycaemia in overweight/obese boys. Dietitians of Canada Annual Conference. June 2014. Ottawa, ON.


  Brandon Gheller, Marcy McCormick, Athena Li, N. Theresa Glanville, Younes Anini, Nick Bellissimo, Jill Hamilton, G. Harvey Anderson, Bohdan L. Luhovyy (2014). Higher circulating levels of insulin after a dairy snack in children are not determined by insulin secretion as measured by C-peptide but rather reduced levels of hepatic insulin extraction. Annual Canadian Nutrition Society Meeting, June 5-7, 2014. St. John’s, NL


  Branka Gladanac, Alyson Branton, Damion Pollard, Monika Constantino, Juhi Agarwal, Melissa Rossiter, Jo Welch, Bohdan Luhovyy, Nick Bellissimo (2014). Pre-meal Video Game Playing Increases Mealtime Satiation in Normal Weight Boys (Poster Presentation). CIHR New Investigator Meeting, Banff, AB January 15-17, 2014. (Note: This poster was first presented at the Proceedings of the 4th Annual Canadian Nutrition Society Meeting, May 30 – June 2, 2013. Quebec City, QB.


  Nick Bellissimo and Tina Akhavan (2014). Effect of reducing dietary saturated fatty acids on cardiovascular health: implications for dietary guidance. Proceeding of the Third International Iranian Conference on Women’s Health, May 20-21, 2014. Shiraz, Islamic Republic of Iran.


  Tina Akhavan, Marissa Van Engelen, Shokoufeh Khodabandeh, Juhi Agarwal , Branka Gladanac, Nick Bellissimo (2014). The effect of sugars in solution on subjective appetite and short-term food intake in normal weight boys (poster presentation). Proceedings of the Canadian Nutrition Society: Carbohydrates and Fibre in Nutrition Conference. January 11, 2014. Toronto, ON.


  Brandon J.F. Gheller, Tina Akhavan, Damion Pollard, Branka Gladanac, Monika Constantino, Bohdan L. Luhovyy, Nick Bellissimo. (cable crew2014).A pre-meal glucose drink, but not video game playing, suppresses food intake in overweight and obese boys (poster presentation). Experimental Biology, April 26 – 30, 2014. San Diego, CA, USA.


  Athena Li, Brandon Gheller, Mary McCormick, Nick Bellissimo, Younes Anini, Fernando Nunes, Jill Hamilton, Rebecca Mollard, G. Harvey Anderson, Bohdan Luhovyy (2014). The Effect of Solid, Semi-Solid and Fluid Snacks on Food Intake and Satiety in Children. Experimental Biology, April 26 – 30, 2014. San Diego, CA, USA.


  Brandon Gheller, Sarah Montgomery, Younes Anini, Nick Bellissimo, Jill Hamilton, G. Harvey Anderson, Bohdan Luhovyy (2014). Intravenous catheterization and the clinical setting do not impact appetite sensations in children. Experimental Biology, April 26 – 30, 2014. San Diego, CA, USA.


  Brandon Gheller, Marcy McCormick, Athena Li, N. Theresa Glanville, Younes Anini, Nick Bellissimo, Jill Hamilton, G. Harvey Anderson, Bohdan L. Luhovyy (2014). Higher circulating levels of insulin after a dairy snack in children are not determined by insulin secretion as measured by C-peptide but rather reduced levels of hepatic insulin extraction. Dalhousie Obstetrics and Gynaecology Research Day, April 4, 2014. Halifax, NS.


  Najmeh Maharlouei, Nick Bellissimo, Seyed Mehdi Ahmadi, Kamran B. Lankarani (2013). Prevalence of metabolic syndrome in pre- and post-menopausal Iranian women (poster presentation). Proceedings of the Second International Preventive Cardiology Conference, October 16-18, 2013. Shiraz, Islamic Republic of Iran.


  Branka Gladanac, Alyson Branton, Damion Pollard, Monika Constantino, Juhi Agarwal, Melissa Rossiter, Jo Welch, Bohdan Luhovyy, Nick Bellissimo (2013). Pre-meal Video Game Playing Increases Mealtime Satiation in Normal Weight Boys (Poster Presentation). The 4th Annual Canadian Nutrition Society Meeting, May 30 – June 2, 2013. Quebec City, QB.


 • Monika Constantino, Damion Pollard, Amal Almehmadi, Branka Gladanac, Juhi Agarwal, Nick Bellissimo (2013). Lack of Effect of Pre-meal Screen-Time Exposure on Mealtime Food Intake in Overweight/Obese Girls (Poster Presentation). The 4th Annual Canadian Nutrition Society Meeting, May 30 – June 2, 2013. Quebec City, QB.


  Kamran B. Lankarani, Seyyed Mehdi Ahmadi, Mojtaba Mahmoodi, Nima Zamiri, Mhehrzad Lotfi, Meisam Babaeinejad, Sareh Keshavarzi, Nick Bellissimo, Mohammad Kazem Lallahzadeh, Najmeh MMaharlouei, Mohammad Ali Kooshesh, Bita Geramizadeh (2013). Comparison of Diet Composition and Anthropometric Measures in Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease in Iranian Adults. The 5th International Tehran Hepatitis Congress. May 15-17, 2013. Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran.


  Najmeh Maharlouei, Nick Bellissimo, Seyed Mehdi Ahmadi, Kamran B. Lankarani (2013). Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome in Household women in Southwest Iran (Poster Presentation). The 2nd Iranian International Conference on Women’s Health, Shiraz, Islamic Republic of Iran.


  Nick Bellissimo, Lorianne J. Bennett, Kelly L. Poirier, Evelyn Hurton, Bohdan Luhovyy, Fernando Nunes, Monika Constantino, Branka Gladanac (2013). Effect of Sugars-Containing Beverages on Satiety and Short-Term Food Intake in Normal Weight and Overweight/Obese Girls (Poster Presentation). EB13 Mini-Symposium, Food Intake Regulation, April 20-24, 2013, Boston, MA, USA.


  Nick Bellissimo. Nutrient Considerations in Post-Menopausal Women. First Iranian International Conference on Women’s Health. June 15, 2012. Shiraz, Islamic Republic of Iran.


  Nick Bellissimo, Bohdan Luhovyy, Evelyn Hurton, Lorianne J. Bennett, Rebecca Mollard, James Painter, G. Harvey Anderson (2012). An after-school raisin snack reduces subjective appetite and energy intake and increases satiety in normal weight children (Poster Presentation). Proceedings of the 3rd Annual Canadian Nutrition Society Meeting, May 23-26, 2012. Vancouver, BC.


  Amal A. Almehmadi, Damion Pollard, Nick Bellissimo (2012). Effect of Pre-Meal Screen-Time Activities on Subjective Appetite and Food Intake in Normal Weight Girls (Poster Presentation). Experimental Biology, April 21-25, 2012. San Diego, CA, USA.


  Marissa Van Engelen, Tove Armstrong, Melissa Rossiter, Michelle Eskritt, Nick Bellissimo (2012). The Effect of Sugars in Solution on Subjective Appetite and Short-term Food Intake in Normal Weight Boys (Oral Presentation). Experimental Biology, April 21-25, 2012. San Diego, CA, USA.


  Nick Bellissimo (2012). Panel Discussant. Purdue Roundtable, White Vegetables: A Forgotten Source of Nutrients, June 18-19, 2012, Chicago, Illinois, USA


  Nick Bellissimo (2012). Panel Discussant. Generating relevant knowledge for nutrition policy and action: Rigorous evaluation of interventions to improve women’s health. June 15, 2012. First Iranian International Conference on Women’s Health. June 15, 2012. Shiraz, Islamic Republic of Iran.


  Nick Bellissimo (2011). Panel Discussant. Analysis of Ministry of Health and Medical Education and Ministry of Education Plan to Enhance Student Health: Opportunities and Challenges. October 20, 2011. International Conference on School Health in Partnership with the World Health Organization, Eastern Mediterranean Regional Office. Shiraz, Islamic Republic of Iran.


  Nick Bellissimo (2011). Childhood Obesity Conundrum: Role of Physiological and Environmental Factors on Short-term Food Intake. Key Note Speaker. Crossroads: Interdisciplinary Student Health Research Conference, April 2, 2011. Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS.


  Nick Bellissimo (2011). Food Intake Control in Children: Eating Less in an Obesogenic Environment, School of Nutrition, Ryerson University. February 28, 2011.Toronto, ON.