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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 January 31, 2019


  • The cruelty of cruelty-free living
  • Northern foods are now on the plate in Canada's new food guide
  • Tech investors are dumping millions each year into food start-ups, but their appetites are changing

"News in Brief" for January 30, 2019


  • Students Feeding Change pilot project yields success
  • Sylvain Charlebois: Canada’s Food Guide: New dish, with a dash of condescension
  • Addressing dietary inequities in Canada

"News in Brief" for January 29, 2019


  • First Nations, Inuit and Métis food guides may be coming, Health Canada indicates
  • Agriculture should welcome evidence-based consultations — and demand more of them
  • From farm to table to sustainability

"News in Brief" for January 28, 2019


  • Canada's new food guide might be free of industry influence, but the great food fight isn't over yet
  • Canadian Paediatric Society updates food guideline for babies at risk of allergies
  • Loneliness can be a big factor in getting good nutrition, experts say

"News in Brief" for January 25, 2019


  • 2 Ontario Indigenous communities work together to create regional food cooperative
  • Food Guide recommendations to limit sugary drinks could influence school nutrition programs, expert says
  • Food insecurity increases risk for binge eating disorder and obesity

"News in Brief" for January 24, 2019


  • Survey results from basic income project reveal housing, mental health struggles
  • Food insecurity overlooked in new Canada Food Guide says Dalhousie professors
  • A nudge away from nougat: Study shows context matters for healthy food choices

"News in Brief" for January 23, 2019


  • Leslie Beck: Canada’s revamped Food Guide has finally caught up with scientific evidence
  • Eat more plants – but don’t ignore our food heritage
  • The surprising way to resist the lure of junk food

"News in Brief" for January 22, 2019


  • New Canada Food Guide will be revealed Tuesday
  • 6 tips to reduce food waste and save on your grocery bill
  • Seven dietary changes to protect your health – and the planet

"News in Brief" for January 21, 2019


  • Canada's new food guide: A fail on culture and sustainability?
  • Eating enough daily protein may delay disability
  • How Henry Heinz used ketchup to improve food safety

"News in Brief" for January 18, 2019


  • Less beef, more beans. Experts say world needs a new diet
  • Forget lab-grown meat and blockchain. This is the future of food
  • Food is medicine: How US policy is shifting toward nutrition for better health

"News in Brief" for January 17, 2019


  • Food ads targeting black and Hispanic youth almost exclusively promote unhealthy products
  • Food safety in Canada could be affected by U.S. federal government shutdown, expert says
  • Vast majority of food waste takes place within the food industry - and not at the household level, study finds

"News in Brief" for January 16, 2019


  • North Bay couple only eating wild food in 2019
  • Salad days: 3 food trends for 2019 as Canadians eat less meat
  • A food psychology expert shares how to rewrite your food story this year

"News in Brief" for January 15, 2019


  • The dark side of Canada's new food guide — many Canadians can't follow it
  • Spend on social services, save on health care, says new Saint John doc
  • Dining options at UBC residences emphasize plant-based meals as chef makes switch

"News in Brief" for January 14, 2019


  • How the new Canada’s Food Guide will revolutionize the way we eat
  • Why you should stop buying vitamins and get more sleep instead
  • PSA: Healthy eating should include mental and social health, too

"News in Brief" for January 11, 2019


  • Healthy eating advice shouldn't come with a side of shame and blame
  • Here's what food guides look like around the world
  • Will environmental sustainability be included in the 2020 Dietary Guidelines?

"News in Brief" for January 10, 2019


  • The long road to a new Canada's Food Guide
  • Artificial sweeteners make 'no difference' to health
  • Oat milk: This dairy alternative keeps selling out everywhere, but is it healthy?

"News in Brief" for January 09, 2019


  • 19 food predictions for 2019
  • Marijuana brings on the munchies. What about CBD in food?
  • If meat’s what's for dinner tonight, pay up! Calls for a meat tax gain momentum

"News in Brief" for January 08, 2019


  • Making good food choices should be easier
  • Food bloggers bring Africa's rich cuisines to the world
  • How to reduce food waste and save money on groceries

"News in Brief" for January 07, 2019


  • Toronto pilot project takes aim at South Asian teens at risk of diabetes
  • The big diet this year could be no diet at all
  • Half of adults who claim food allergy don't have one

"News in Brief" for January 04, 2019


  • Canada will soon legalize edibles—and the market is enormous
  • Drinking soda, sweetened drinks linked to chronic kidney disease, study finds
  • Is organic food over?

"News in Brief" for January 03, 2019


  • Pressure on Sudbury's food banks eases up a bit
  • Future of food and drink: 2019 will pack a cannabis-infused buzz
  • 119 organizations shaking up the food system in 2019

"News in Brief" for January 02, 2019


  • Here’s a $65 grocery list for a week of healthy eating for one
  • Cattle and dairy farmers fear new food guide could hurt their industries
  • Coming to grocery shelves in 2019: Mushroom/meat mixes, pea protein and banana milk