Diversify Dietetics Canadian Chapter
June 8, 2020
The mission of Diversify Dietetics, as the name suggests, is to increase diversity in the field of dietetics by empowering individuals from under-represented minority groups.
World Food Safety Day 2020
June 7, 2020
At Nutrition Connections our team strives to accelerate knowledge and advance practice in nutrition. One way we feel this can be done is emphasizing why World Food Safety Day is important and providing our audience with tangible resources and expert advice.
Increasing Food Literacy At Home- Teaching Kids About Healthy Food
May 14, 2020
With families spending more time at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there is a greater opportunity for kids to learn about where foods come from and develop healthier eating practices.
Expanding Food Security in Canada – From Community Gardens to Home Gardening
May 1, 2020
Before the decision was made to allow community gardens to open later in April, Brampton introduced Canada's first citywide Backyard Garden Program.
Let’s Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day by Eating Sustainably!
April 22, 2020
On this important day reserved for environmental activism and education, it seems appropriate to highlight the importance of our eating choices and their impact on our environment.
Growing Competent Eaters: Pearls from NC’s Shifting the Feeding and Eating Conversation Workshop.
April 9, 2020
On March 5th, 2020, Nutrition Connections hosted a workshop in partnership with the Ellyn Satter Institute (ESI) to introduce and explore the models of feeding dynamics and eating competence.
Effective Food Literacy Strategies in Elementary and Physical Eduction
April 7, 2020
In March, Ophea hosted a French webinar with a specific focus on effective food literacy strategies in Health and Physical Education at the elementary level.
A Message to Our Community
March 20, 2020
In these uncertain times, we'd like to take a moment to acknowledge you, our community.
Nutrition Month 2020: More Than Food
March 11, 2020
Did you know that March is Nutrition Month? This year, Canadian dietitians, led by Dietitians of Canada, are talking about how healthy eating is about so much more than food.
Spring Break: The importance of togetherness and recognizing its impact on health and wellness
March 10, 2020
In this guest blog post, Dr. David Ma and Jonathan Guss from the University of Guelph provide insights about the importance of focusing on families for health promotion interventions.