NRC’s 2018 Forum eBook is Now Available
March 4, 2019
Check out the official eBook from NRC's 2018 Forum!
Calling All Bloggers – the NRC Wants to Feature You!
February 15, 2019
The NRC is seeking bloggers for this year’s Nutrition Month blogging campaign. We welcome individual submissions on topics related to this year’s Nutrition Month theme: Unlock the Potential of Food. We are looking for blogs that provide information and guidance, or spotlight a particular strategy or […]
NRC’s Healthy Eating Resources and the 2019 Canada’s Food Guide
February 15, 2019
The Nutrition Resource Centre (NRC) welcomes the release of the new Canada’s Food Guide and Dietary Guidance for Health Professionals and Policy Makers. In a recent press release, we shared our comments about the new Food Guide, and our call to Health Canada to continue moving […]
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 […]
Eating more plant-based foods, drinking more water, and cooking more often is IN!
January 23, 2019
The Ontario Public Health Association (OPHA) and its Nutrition Resource Centre (NRC) welcome the release of Canada’s Food Guide and healthy eating recommendations.
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 […]
Why Manitoba’s Wildlife Needs You to Quit Vegetarianism
December 12, 2018
This blog post comes from Nawal Omran, a dietetic intern from Aramark Canada Ltd. who completed a placement at the Nutrition Resource Centre this past fall. Nawal is interested in investigating environmentally sustainable diets. Here, she reports on a unique case of carnivorism and its importance in maintaining biodiversity as shared by Dr. Artuso at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair’s Food and Nutrition Forum this past November.
Ontario Farm Tour for Dietitians
September 26, 2018
This blog post comes from Kristie Pun, a dietetic intern at the NRC who shares her experiences from Farm & Food Care Ontario's farm tour for Registered Dietitians on September 26th, 2018.
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.