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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 March 12, 2015

Healthy eating for Nutrition Month

It’s Nutrition Month, and Lori’s joined by registered dietitian Shannon Crocker and dietitian and trainer Jodi Robinson to focus on healthy eating – and drinking – at work.

Parents need to eat healthy, too
Kenora Online

The Northwestern Health Unit is celebrating nutrition month. They've dedicated the month of March to raising awareness about nutrition. Health unit dietitian Chelsea Socholotuk explains why it's important to eat healthy.

Eating Niagara: Grow local, grow our economy
St. Catharines Standard

Getting your recommended daily intake of fruits and vegetables could improve the health of our economy, too, provided what we’re putting on our plates is locally grown. And it very well could be, with a few changes to the way we produce food in Ontario. That’s the suggestion in a report released last month by the Friends of the Greenbelt.

Food security concerns us all
The Barrie Examiner

Bring up food security and the discussion will vary depending on who’s in the room. The Barrie Food Security Coalition, supported by Living Green and the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit, organized a community food workshop event in its pursuit of solutions to food security issues by bring together stakeholders from various sectors of the community.

Breakfast ideas for busy mornings
The Telegram

It’s true what people say: breakfast is the most important meal of the day. In fact, getting your workday — and week, for that matter — off on the right foot starts with a wholesome, nutritionally balanced breakfast.