Meet the Expert: Marie Eve Labonte

Marie-Eve Labonte, PhD, is an assistant professor at the Universite Laval in Quebec. She is part of the Institute of Nutrition and Functional Foods. Her areas of expertise are nutrient profiling, nutritional quality of the food supply and dietary assessment.

Tell us one interesting fact about yourself.

I’ve participated in three half-marathons up to now. Back in 2011, I thought I could never do one.

What do you like to do in your free time?

Spending time outdoors — jogging, hiking, alpine skiing in the winter.

What are you currently working on?

These days, I’m developing my research program on nutrient profiling for the new few years to be submitted for a salary award early this fall.

What are you passionate about related to your area of expertise?

Finding ways that will make nutritious food choices easier for consumers.