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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 July 04, 2014

Are carrots bad for you?
The Globe

Leslie Beck explains, "It is true that carrots have natural sugar, but not much more than many other vegetables. And you certainly don’t need to avoid these low-calorie, nutritious root vegetables."

Hope Blooms to build new greenhouse next to north-end garden
CBC News

A group of youths from Halifax got $40,000 from Dragons' Den to help expand their organic salad dressing business, Hope Blooms. The funding will go to building a new greenhouse. Jessie Jollymore, a registered dietitian and the woman who got the Hope Blooms project going, said the greenhouse will be right next to the garden, on city land.

How strong is your summer drink?
The Post

The U.S. National Institutes of Health is trying to spread the word: Take a look at its online alcohol calculator to see how much you’re really drinking with those summer cocktails. “Most people don’t realize how much alcohol is actually in a drink,” said Dr. George Koob, director of the NIH’s National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.