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May 18, 2018

Are Your Food Choices Good for Both You and Our Environment?

So much is focused on what to eat for better health. Increasing attention is also placed on the environmental sustainability of our food choices. Learn how you can support both. A plant-based diet has taken center stage following th release of Health Canada’s Guiding Principles. People want advice on how to eat well, but also on how […]

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March 29, 2018

Did You Know Shared Meals Can Improve Your Family’s Health?

Learn more about the benefits of eating together plus how to sign up for this year’s Hands-on Cook-off Contest. Taking time to share and enjoy the company of our friends and family during mealtime has never been more in vogue.  As President’s Choice’s #EatTogether campaign moves into its 2nd year, the importance of sharing a […]

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March 16, 2018

2018 Nutrition Forum Presentations

Getting It Right: Calcium and Protein in the New Food Guide Presentations: Connie Weaver, PhD Slides: Calcium in Health and Disease: What is enough and how do we get it? Audio: Calcium in Health and Disease 10:34 – 1:02:49 Rajavel Elango, PhD Slides: Perspectives on Protein: An update on animal and plant-based source Audio: Perspectives on Protein 1:09:38 – […]

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March 14, 2018

Two Ways to Get Young Kids Shopping & Cooking

Bring your toddler to the grocery store with you—on purpose? It may sound unenjoyable, I know. Read on for two ways to involve young kids in shopping and cooking. March is Nutrition Month and this year we’re talking about how healthy eating includes so much more than the food we eat! How we eat is […]

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February 27, 2018

“Thank You, Sam-I-Am!” for Helping With Picky Eating

Is your child a picky eater? Check out these top 5 tips to improve your child’s eating habits and bring families together. “Unlock the Potential of Food” While Canada is celebrated for its cultural diversity, the one thing we do have in common is our love of food!   In this year’s Nutrition Month campaign, Dietitians […]

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February 15, 2018

Family Meals Build Multigenerational Habits

Eating family meals during the teen years builds habits that carry forward for years to come says new research. These habits include frequent family meals, healthier foods available at home, fewer meals in front of TV and the expectation to be home for dinner. Eating family meals during the teen years builds habits that carry […]

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January 18, 2018

What Diet Should You Follow in 2019?

It’s New Year’s resolution time. Is there one best diet? Let’s take a look at how we can aim for healthy eating this year and beyond. What is the best diet for 2019? A large review article came out in 2017, in which researchers explained the significant health advances we’ve made in the 20th century. […]

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