Serving up evidence-based nutrition education.

Our Registered Dietitians have been making sure British Columbians have all the information they need to eat well for over 40 years. Our evidence-based workshops and resources (like our award-winning Calcium Calculator™), make teaching nutrition easy.

If you’re a Health Professional and want more information on things like our annual nutrition forum, our workshops, or resources, you’re in the right place.

NUTRITION EDUCATION RESOURCE

Calcium Calculator™

Calcium—do your clients get enough?

Most Canadians don’t get enough calcium. In fact, 87% of women between the ages of 19–50 have inadequate calcium intakes.1 But while the benefits of calcium are well-known, did you know that your dietary calcium intake can predict how well you are eating overall?2 Studies have shown that diets low in calcium are also low in many other key nutrients.3

The Calcium Calculator™ is available as a mobile app, an online tool or a print resource.

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Annual Nutrition Forum

Our annual event is for health professionals to connect and learn about the latest in nutrition education and health research.

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Recent articles.

The latest, news, updates and important announcements.

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April 23, 2021

Food and climate change: clearing the air — highlights from the 2021 Annual Nutrition Forum

Dr. Frank Mitloehner, professor and air quality specialist in cooperative extension in the Department of Animal Science at UC Davis, is passionate about helping our global community understand the environmental and human health impacts of livestock. This article presents highlights from his presentation at the 2021 Annual Nutrition Forum. We can’t eat our way out […]

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Cooking and Eating
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June 12, 2021

How Can I Create Enjoyable Family Meals?

Having more family meals at home? Change mealtimes from a struggle to a satisfying event with the division of responsibility. Do you constantly find yourself fighting over meals with your children or cooking different meals to cater to a variety of food preferences in your household? Do mealtimes always seem like a struggle? Figuring out […]

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References
  1. Health Canada.
    Do Canadian adults meet their nutrient requirements through food intake alone?
    Canadian Community Health Survey, Cycle 2.2 Nutrition.2012.
    https://www.canada.ca/content/dam/hc-sc/migration/hc-sc/fn-an/alt_formats/pdf/surveill/nutrition/commun/art-nutr-adult-eng.pdf Accessed May 22, 2018.
  2. Weinberg, L et al.
    Nutrient contributions of dairy foods in the United States, continuing survey of food intakes by individuals, 1994–1996, 1998.
    Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 2004; 104: 895–902. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jada.2004.03.017
  3. Rafferty, KA, Heaney, JB, & Lappe, JM.
    Dietary calcium intake is a marker for total diet quality in adolescent girls and women across the life cycle.
    Nutrition Today. 2011; 46: 244-251. doi: 10.1097/NT.0b013e318230e5b5