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.
Food and Health Today Podcast: Sustainability and the Future of Canadian Food Systems
March 9, 2020
Sustainable eating and sustainable diets have become a hot topic of late. The 2019 EAT-Lancet Report “Food in the Anthropocene: the EAT–Lancet Commission on healthy diets from sustainable food systems” makes recommendations for feeding a growing population, without destroying the planet and ourselves.
Getting Kids’ Handy Dirty: Experiential Approaches to Food Education
February 11, 2020
On January 23, NC hosted the latest webinar in our Unpacking Food Literacy series. Titled “Getting Kids’ Hands Dirty: Experiential Approaches to Children’s Food Education”, this webinar introduced attendees to two leading Ontario-based food education programs for young children.
Calling All Consultants!
February 11, 2020
The Ontario Public Health Association (OPHA) and Nutrition Connections are looking for consultants in the chronic disease prevention, health promotion and capacity building fields to add to our consultants roster. Consultants on our roster will be contacted for a variety of potential projects on an as-needed […]
January 28, 2020
Nutrition Connections is currently looking for a Coordinator, Project and Business Development. Status: Full-Time Location: Toronto Office (Downtown) – Some travel in Ontario may be required Application Deadline: Tuesday February 18, 2020 at 5pm Click here to learn more about the position and how to apply.
Healthy and Sustainable Eating: Leading the Shift
January 16, 2020
Our 2019 Forum brought together approximately 200 attendees across sectors to explore the concept of sustainable eating from a food literacy perspective.
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.