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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 28, 2014

Along with great taste, beets have health benefits

They are often thought of as “more of a traditional or out-of-fashion vegetable” and may be “seen as having limited culinary uses,” says the dietitian and spokesperson for Dietitians of Canada, who works at the ELLICSR Kitchen of Toronto’s Princess Margaret Cancer Centre. Nutritionally beets are a powerhouse, but they are also about as versatile as vegetables can get, says Theresa Makarewicz, a home economist with Foodland Ontario.

Teal Pumpkin Project takes scariness out of Halloween for kids with allergies
CTV News

The Teal Pumpkin Project originated in the United States in 2012 and has begun to gain momentum around the world. Dietitian Angela Dufour says the premise is simple. Families paint a pumpkin teal and set it on their doorstep Halloween night to signify the household will be offering non-food options to trick-or-treaters.

A closer look at ingredients found in Halloween candy
Global News

For health conscious parents and guardians, common ingredients in chocolate and candy like gum acacia and artificial food colouring may leave you pondering just what exactly your child is consuming as they indulge in Halloween treats.