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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 October 01, 2014

Putting healthy communities on the ballot
Haliburton Echo

A group of healthy community promoters has developed the Health Matters at the Council Table campaign. Their topics include food security, a vibrant economy, age-friendliness, active transportation and access to recreation. One of the organizers, health promoter Sue Shikaze said the group’s goals are to raise awareness amongst candidates of “what a healthy, active community is and how it connects to creating a vibrant economy; some of the aspects of a healthy, active community; local initiatives; and what the role of the municipality is.”

Saanich program tackles growing childhood obesity health crisis
Peninsula News Review

The MEND program, which stands for Mind, Exercise, Nutrition, Do it, is aimed at children ages five to 13 and their parents and caregivers. Using provincial funding, the program has been offered since 2013 as a way of tackling the alarming rise in childhood obesity across B.C. and Canada.

Best nutritional advice for athletes?
The Province

“Just make sure you’re eating a balanced diet,” says registered dietitian Kara Vogt. That means hitting all the usual food groups, just as one should be anyway.