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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 September 26, 2014

Vanier College bans sale of fried food and soft drink on campus
Canada Newswire

MONTREAL - Vanier College and the Vanier College Students' Association (VCSA) are pleased to announce that Vanier has banned the sales of fried foods and soft drinks on campus. Both of these measures are designed to promote better eating habits and promote healthier lifestyle choices.

Bottle vs. tap: 7 things to know about drinking water
CBC News

Recent reports of drugs in our drinking water might have some people heading for the bottled water aisle of their nearest grocery store, but in most parts of Canada, choosing bottled water over tap is a matter of taste or convenience, not health.

New approach to food systems needed to cope with climate change
Food Navigator

Food security must lie at the heart of efforts to overcome climate change and achieve a sustainable future for the world, according to the FAO director-general José Graziano da Silva.

Is butter really back?
Harvard School of Public Health

In March 2014, an article appeared in the Annals of Internal Medicine. The Annals article, and the subsequent news coverage, set off a national conversation about dietary fat.

Grass-fed beef and milk reach market tipping point as research bolsters nutrition claims
The Post

Is grass-fed beef ready for prime time? Registered Dietitian Jennifer Sygo answers this question.

Protecting children from the harmful effects of food and drink marketing
Word Health Organization

In light of evidence from the UK and other countries worldwide, WHO has recommended that governments play a leading role in reducing children’s overall exposure to food marketing and setting rules on the persuasive techniques companies can use, with a view to protecting children from the adverse impacts of marketing.