Leadership Centre

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Promoting safe and nutritious food selection, preparation and storage practices.

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Community Food Advisors work in their community to improve and promote safe and healthy food selection, preparation, and storage practices.

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Nutrition Resource Centre

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"News in Brief" for August 21, 2018

Healthy food options lacking at recreation centres
The Record

Recreation centres in Waterloo have a long way to go to promote healthy eating, but small changes make it easier for people to pick healthier options. Currently, only five per cent of the food and 35 per cent of the drinks sold in recreation centres meets healthy standards.

Post-menopausal women see improved bone health with diet rick in soy instead of dairy, says study
LIVEKINDLY

A new study conducted at the University of Missouri-Columbia suggests that a diet rich in soy protein may be protective against the negative effects of menopause on bone and metabolic health. The study also indicates that soy may improve bone strength for pre-menopausal cisgendered women.

Boston hospital borrows farm technology to boost nutrition for preemies
WCVB Boston

In the neonatal intensive care unit at Bringham and Women's Hospital in Boston, Dr. Mandy Brown Belfort, an expert in nutrition for premature babies, is testing whether a milk analyzer that was originally designed for cow's milk can help customize human milk for premature babies.

17 Trustworthy registered dietitians to follow for truly great advice
SELF

SELF.com has put together this list of trustworthy Canadian and American RDs that come from a variety of different backgrounds/cultures and practice intuitive eating to help their clients and audiences break free of diet culture. Many are also proponents of the Health At Every Size® movement and its goal to end weight stigma.