JACQUES, Hélène Full Professor


Researcher - Field 2

Associate member

Research Vice-dean, Faculty of Agriculture and Food Science

Current Research Projets

Research interest

 

Dr. Jacques's research interests focus on:

  • Mechanisms of action of foods and nutrients, in particular of protein and fat, on insulin resistance and lipids metabolism;
  • Cod protein and prevention of insulin resistance in rats;
  • Clinical randomized trials on flax seed supplementation for menopaused women;
  • Lipidic response to modified milk fat consumption;
  • Effect of dietary protein-lipid interaction on lipidic metabolism;
  • Effect of animal protein on hypercholesterolemic subjects; 
  • Effects of the consumption of MCT oil-based supplements for subjects with family hyperchylomicronemy.

Expertise

Diète composition corporelle gras alimentaires hormones plasmatiques humains lipides plasmatiques Food proteins rats Insulin resistance ultracentrifugation

Université Laval

École de nutrition
Pavillon Paul-Comtois, bureau 2425
2425, rue de l'Agriculture
Université Laval
Québec (Québec) G1V 0A6
418-656-2131 extension : 403864
Fax : 418-656-3353
helene.jacques@fsaa.ulaval.ca
  • Postdoctorate, Biochemistry, University of Western, Ontario, 1987
  • Ph.D., Nutrition, Université Laval, 1986
  • M.Sc., Nutrition, Université Laval, 1983
  • B.Sc., Dietetics, Université Laval, 1979