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.
The State of Healthy Eating and Food Literacy in Ontario
November 20, 2019
We're working with key stakeholders to develop a series of reports that examine the state of healthy eating and food literacy in Ontario.
Peel Local Food Literacy in Action
November 11, 2019
Ecosource’s Peel Local Food Literacy in Action project is a 3-year program to encourage individuals in Peel to support a healthy and sustainable environment through field-to-table education, urban agriculture, youth leadership, and local food action projects.
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.
New Podcast Episode: Cannabis 2.0 – Insights Into Edibles
October 23, 2019
In this episode, we will continue the conversation about Cannabis Legalization in Canada, with a look at the legalization of cannabis edibles, which became legal October 17, 2019.
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.
New Podcast Episode: Healthy Eating in the 21st Century-Part 2
September 4, 2019
Our Food and Health Today podcast features insights into the latest food and health news and views. From new legislations, to the latest health and nutrition science, to innovative programs and ideas, our aim is to keep our listeners informed and current. Welcome to the second episode […]
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 […]