Dr. Jonathan Little is an Associate Professor in the School of Health and Exercise Sciences at the University of British Columbia Okanagan Campus in Kelowna, BC, Canada. He is a Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) New Investigator and Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR) Scholar whose research focuses on optimizing diet and exercise interventions for the prevention and treatment of type 2 diabetes. He has published over 100 peer-reviewed journal articles in the areas of exercise metabolism, nutrition, type 2 diabetes, obesity, and immunology. Within exercise physiology, a particular focus has been on studying the cardiometabolic benefits of high-intensity interval training (HIIT) in individuals with prediabetes and type 2 diabetes. Ongoing nutrition studies are exploring how low-carbohydrate diets and exogenous ketone supplements impact glucose control, cardiovascular risk, and inflammation.
Lab website: emil.ok.ubc.ca