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.
Healthy and Sustainable Eating: Leading the Shift – Event Highlights
December 5, 2019
In this post, Sue Mah and Lucia Weiler share some highlights from NC's 2019 Forum on Healthy and Sustainable Eating. Note: This post was originally posted on the Nutrition for NON-Nutritionists blog.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
Strength in Numbers – The Power of Nonprofit Group Purchasing
February 12, 2019
Procurement is not historically viewed as the exciting part of food service. This is particularly true in an institutional setting. Personally, I fell into the role as a unionized clerk in a hospital setting looking for an opportunity to learn and grow within my department (and […]
Hands on Fun, Cooking for Anyone: A Food Literacy Program for Kids
December 20, 2018
In this blog, Andrea Falcone, Registered Dietitian and Certified Fitness Professional, shares her inspiration for creating Hands on Fun, Cooking for Anyone, a food literacy program where children learn, play, be active, and strengthen their confidence in the kitchen. As a registered dietitian, I have always […]
A healthy start to school – Fundraising with Fresh from the Farm
September 7, 2018
Fresh from the Farm is gearing up, with over 400 schools already signed up for Fall 2018!
New Resource: Fuel up for Fun
July 20, 2018
This blog was submitted by Carol Harrison, a media savvy dietitian and nutrition consultant with over 20 years of experience developing nutrition/marketing strategies, campaigns, resources and more.