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March is Nutrition Month

March is national nutrition month. This year’s theme is all about the pivotal role dietitian’s play in Canadian’s overall health. Dietitian’s work in many different areas such as private practice, clinical, community and public health and industry. A dietitian helps translate the science of nutrition to help individuals live a healthy lifestyle while taking care […]

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Heart Healthy Tips for Women

February is heart month. Did you know that heart disease kills approximately seven times more Canadian women than breast cancer each year. Heart disease is the leading cause of premature death in women.  A woman’s risk of heart disease increases with age, ethnic background, socioeconomic status, pre existing medical conditions, genetics, and lifestyle factors. Healthy […]

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What is a Dietitian

March is nutrition month. This years theme is “ingredients for a healthier tomorrow” Dietitians work in a variety of areas and play a key role in a sustainable food system for present and future generations. From food security, food literacy, food sovereignty, nutrition care and prevention dietitian’s provide expertise and skills for a healthier tomorrow, […]

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