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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 03, 2014

Building a better cereal
CHCH News

Pouring a bowl of cereal is probably the easiest way to make breakfast. But not all those cereals are created equal. Registered dietitian Shannon Crocker joins us with an easy way to build your own cereal.

Consider donating fresh food this month
The Londoner

Through a new partnership with the Middlesex London Health Unit, fresh food will continue to be a greater focus for the London Food Bank moving forward, according to Food Bank co-executive director Glen Pearson, who made the announcement during the launch of the annual Thanksgiving Food Drive Oct. 3.

Shkoday Abinojiiwak Obimiwedoon Releases School Success Study
Net News Ledger

Shkoday Abinojiiwak Obimiwedoon is pleased to announce the release of the research report A Holistic Study of the Biwaase’aa Program on Participating Students in Thunder Bay. This report summarizes the results of a research study of a unique Aboriginal In-School, After-School and Food Security program offered at 7 schools in 2012-13.

Expert offers 5 tips in obesity battle
Ottawa Citizen

Dr. Arya Sharma who heads the Canadian Obesity Network shares five things to know about obesity.

Just how big is your dinner plate?
Windsor Star

Dinner plates and dessert bowls have slowly gotten bigger. Registered dietitian Vicki Mikhail talks about how to eyeball a healthy portion size at dinnertime instead of just piling food onto your plate.