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Registered Dietitians in Aboriginal Communities: Feeding Mind, Body and Spirit. Role Paper of the Dietitians of Canada Aboriginal Nutrition Network

Healthy Eating Role paper discussing the special healthcare needs of Canadian Aboriginal communities and the ways in which Registered Dietitians (RDs) can play a role in bridging those needs. The paper was compiled by the Aboriginal Nutrition Network(ANN) of Dietitians of Canada (DC). Evidence-based case studies and examples are used to illustrate key messages on the roles and qualifications of RDs in health and nutrition management for chronic diseases, capacity building specific to the aboriginal community, and nutrition services throughout the life cycle. The goal of the paper is to present information to encourage advocacy efforts to increase funding for dietitian services to improve community health.
Author:
Dietitians of Canada Aborignial Nutrition Network
Category:
Case Study, Guide, Report
Topics:
Breastfeeding & Childhood Nutrition, Chronic Disease Prevention, Food Environment, Food Security & Access to Food, Healthy Eating, Mental Health, Pregnancy & Prenatal Nutrition
Setting:
Community-at-large
Age:
Prenatal, Infant, Toddler (1-3), Children (4-11), Youth (12-17), Adults (18-64), Older Adults (65 and over)
Population:
First Nations, Inuit & Metis
Language:
English
Jurisdiction:
National