What I Learned from Farm & Food Care Ontario’s 4th Annual Registered Dietitian Farm Tour
November 1, 2019
In this post, Beini Wang shares her experience at Farm & Food Care Ontario's annual Farm Tour.
FRESH (Food Resources and Education for Student Health)
October 9, 2019
FRESH (Food Resources and Education for Student Health) is a comprehensive peer nutrition education program, created by and for university students.
Guelph Family Health Study launches cookbook to help families reduce household food waste
September 27, 2019
Research conducted by the Guelph Family Health Study and the Guelph Food Waste Research Group suggests that families with young children waste almost 3 kg of edible food each week.
Working Together to Optimize Healthy Eating in the Early Years
September 4, 2019
Earlier this year, Nutrition Connections and Region of Peel – Public Health developed and delivered a series of healthy eating workshops for educators, cooks and managers working in the childcare sector in Peel. This was a great opportunity to work collaboratively while taking advantage of our […]
Tools to Assist Buying Healthy Food through a Group Purchasing Organization
July 30, 2019
This blog post was written by Ellen Gregg, RD, MSc, a Public Health Nutritionist with Region of Waterloo Public Health and Emergency Services. Research has shown that it can be difficult for smaller organizations to buy healthier food and beverages at an affordable price. One possible […]
Local Foods in the Early Childhood Setting: Part II
July 26, 2019
The Power of Food. The Potential in Collaboration. Alyssa Ramuscak is a MHSc Nutrition Communication student from Ryerson University who recently completed a placement at the Nutrition Resource Centre (now Nutrition Connections). During her time here, Alyssa assisted in facilitating a three part workshop series with […]
The Nutrition Resource Centre is now Nutrition Connections!
July 24, 2019
The NRC is excited to let our stakeholders know that we’re launching a new centre, website, and brand to better reflect our new direction as a centre for nutrition knowledge and collaboration. Our new centre and brand has been a collaborative effort from the start, and we […]
Local Foods in the Early Childhood Setting: Part I
June 27, 2019
Navigating the Challenges of Sourcing and Buying Local Foods Alyssa Ramuscak is a MHSc Nutrition Communication student from Ryerson University who recently completed a placement at the Nutrition Resource Centre. During her time with the Nutrition Resource Centre, Alyssa assisted in facilitating a three part workshop […]
Nutritional Sustainability: Eating for Our Health and the Planet
March 14, 2019
When we think about our diet, we most often think about how the food we eat impacts our physical health and well-being. We count calories and ensure that we’re getting enough greens, protein, and healthy omega-3s and we select, consume, and enjoy foods that fuel and […]
The Potential of Food Education
March 7, 2019
“How did that pineapple get all the way from Ecuador to your plate?” What does hunger look like?” “Why should our Reconciliation work with Indigenous communities include food sovereignty?” “How can eating broccoli help you play Fortnite?” “Do you need an ID to use the food […]