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 […]
Lonely Planet: Rebuilding Community Connection Through Food
March 29, 2018
The story of loneliness is unfolding in many countries. And it's affecting our health.
A “FRESH” Flare for Unlocking the Potential of Food
March 22, 2018
Food is a fundamental part of our social lives: with it we celebrate our culture and religion, foster new relationships, and comfort others in times of need
The Anxiety-Diet Link: Foods to Protect and Heal our Mental Health
March 15, 2018
There is a growing body of evidence demonstrating the association between good nutrition and short- and long-term mental health.
Beans and Leaves: Unravelling the Health Potential of Two Global Beverages
March 5, 2018
We know to avoid sugar-sweetened beverages, drink alcohol in moderation if at all, and stay hydrated with water. But what about the health effects of those perennial favourites, tea and coffee?
Potential to Discover: How summerlunch+ is Discovering Foods Through Food Rescue
March 1, 2018
At summerlunch+, an organization dedicated to providing healthy lunches to students all summer long, they’re passionate about food rescue and reducing food waste.
The Case of Artificial Sweeteners – What Does the Current Evidence Suggest?
March 28, 2017
This post is part of Dietitians of Canada's Nutrition Month (held in March every year) and was submitted by Sanaz Baradaran, a registered dietitian and a member of the College of Dietitians of Ontario
Take the Fight out of Food: When Nutrition Facts and Fads get Fuzzy
March 22, 2017
This post is part of Dietitians of Canada's Nutrition Month (held in March every year) and was submitted by Jessica Zupan, a dietitan who works for a diabetes education program for the Taddle Creek Family Health Team in Toronto.
A Necessary Food Fight: Marketing of Foods and Beverages to Children
March 14, 2017
This post is part of Dietitians of Canada's Nutrition Month (held in March every year) and was submitted by Carol Dombrow, a nutrition consultant for Heart & Stroke.