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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 June 14, 2019

Kombucha floats are the drink of the summer — Here's what a dietitian really thinks about them
LIVESTRONG

The drink of 2019 has arrived, and it's a fun spin on an old-school soda float. The kombucha float is exactly what it sounds like: bubbly, cold kombucha tea topped with ice cream, sorbet or frozen yogurt. But you may be wondering: Is this drink healthy, or just dessert in disguise?

9 mistakes you're making when freezing your food
SELF

The truth is, like so many other things that seem basic, there are a lot of little steps that go into freezing food to get the best results. Here, experts point out the common mistakes people make when freezing food and share what to do to keep your food tasting delicious for longer.

Food as medicine? Scientists are getting closer through nutrigenomics
USC News

Nutrigenomics — the nexus of nutrition, genetics and genomics — is still in its infancy, but USC researcher Cary Kreutzer sees vast potential in its ability to help people take control of their health.

How was food insecurity in Canada affected by government subsidies?
Medical News Bulletin

The results of the study, which included 3,250 households from Nunavut, show an increase in food insecurity between 2010 to 2014, from 33% to 46%.

Tyson’s answer to fake meat craze: half-pea, half-beef burger
canada.com

Tyson Foods Inc., the biggest U.S. meat processor, wants in on the veggie protein market that’s hot with consumers and investors alike. The meat giant is aiming to satisfy demands of the so-called flexitarians, a rapidly growing segment of people who eat meat but are cutting back and adding more vegetable-based protein to their diets. Tyson’s solution: a half-pea-protein, half-Angus-beef burger.