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Promoting safe and nutritious food selection, preparation and storage practices.

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Nutrition Resource Centre

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"News in Brief" for September 12, 2014

Giving your kids brain food

VIDEO: Most families have now had a week back in the back to school routine. So are your kids bugging you for better snacks yet? Registered dietitian Shannon Crocker has some tasty suggestions that will be better for them.

New program helps grocery shoppers make healthy choices
CTV News

VIDEO: A new program is helping to take some of the guesswork out of grocery shopping. A new nutrition rating system that uses stars aims to clear up some of the confusion.

5% of daily calories should come from sugar: Heart and Stroke Foundation
Global News

Additional commentary from Bobbe Wood (HSF president) and Katie Jessop (HSF dietitian).

What’s healthier: regular or light peanut butter?
The Globe

Registered Dietitian Leslie Beck answers this question.

How to ward off the after-school sugar rush
The Globe

Registered Dietitian Leslie Beck answers this question.

Back to School: How to Create a Healthy Lunch
Huffington Post

A good place to start is the Canada Food Guide, says Deborah O'Connor, a professor in the department of nutritional sciences at U of T and a researcher in the Centre for Child Nutrition, Health and Development.