Dietitians of Canada

Type: Organization
Name: Dietitians of Canada
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Nutrition labels proposal gets positive reaction Added sugar amount to appear on food labels

Health Canada’s proposed changes to the guidelines for nutrition information on packaged foods are getting a generally positive response from nutritionists and nutrition experts.Health Minister Rona Ambrose unveiled the proposal Monday in Edmonton, saying ... [Published South Africa Genration Next - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Baby Led Weaning Is Why My Kids Are Great Eaters

A friend joked that all the photos he sees of my kids are of them eating. I can't help it; I get excited when my boys (ages four and one) try new foods for the first time. Harrison's first bites of everything from broccoli and papaya to chicken feet and ... [Published Huffington Post Canada - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Need a natural energy boost? Here are 7 food strategies.

Food is fuel for our bodies, and our bodies reflect what we put into them. By learning how to eat in ways that boost energy and combat fatigue, you can do a lot to optimize your mental and physical performance throughout the day.1. Make sure you’re getting ... [Published Treehugger - Jul 18 2014]
Entities: Iron, Nutrients, Strategy, Coffee
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 2 reports

Canada proposes changes in nutrition information on food labels

The Canadian Minister of Health Rona Ambrose has proposed a series of changes to be made on food labels, with an aim to provide clear picture for parents and consumers about the food and its contents.The proposals to label changes were based on the feedback ... [Published Packaging Business Review - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Love at First Bite

It took no time to realize our infant son was ready for food. What started out as us plopping him into the high chair to play safely while mom and dad enjoyed dinner, turned into “baby creepily eyeing our meal” time. We knew he was ready to start sol ... [Published Today's Parent - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Government of Canada proposes changes to nutrition information on food labels

Minister Ambrose launches consultations and asks Canadians for feedback on new labelsEDMONTON, July 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, launched a series of online public consultations on proposed changes that will ... [Published BusinessWeek - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

Partners celebrate national award for Swift Current after-school program

The Swift Current United Way Active Play Program has been recognized with a national award for its innovative approach to promote healthy living for children. The program received the Speaking of Food and Healthy Living Award at the Dietitians of Canada ... [Published Leisure Information Network - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

If wine had nutrition labels

They are on everything from canned tuna to condiments, but nutrition labels don’t mark any of the alcoholic beverages lining liquor-store walls.If these labels were required by law, they would list no fat, sodium or protein, and very little sugar for ... [Published Globe and Mail - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Protein Foods: 16 Ways To Get Your Daily Intake

From building muscles to stronger nails, the consumption of protein on a daily basis is crucial. And while we all know meat, fish and legumes are the go-to options for protein-packed foods, which ones have the most?According to the Dietitians of Canada, ... [Published Huffington Post Canada - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

What experts want parents to know about newborn nutrition

By Enfamil Canadaon June, 25 2014When it comes to feeding your baby, everybody seems to have an opinion, from your mother-in-law to your partner to perfect strangers who peek and coo at your baby. Mixed in with the valuable information are lots of myths ... [Published ParentsCanada - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 1 reports

Inadequate funding for food in Alberta’s continuing care facilities, Report.

Meeting nutritional needs of residents in Alberta’s continuing care facilitiesCALGARY, AB – Dietitians of Canada is calling for a review of the current funding scheme in provincial continuing care facilities following the release of the Food Costs in ... [Published Dietitians of Canada - Jun 23 2014]
First reported Jun 18 2014 - Updated Jun 19 2014 - 6 reports

Give Bottles For Animal Shelters

A local Swift Current girl is raising money to help injured and stray animals in Antigua, Guatamala.Deidre Smith says she will be collecting bottles as a fundraiser over the next few days."I'm going to Antigua, Guatemala this summer to volunteer at an ... [Published Swift Current Online - Jun 19 2014]

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Comeau says potassium levels in packaged foods have already been increasing, due to efforts to lower sodium and its use as a preservative. "That isn't a bad thing for a lot of Canadians, but for certain groups of Canadians, for example, patients with renal failure, this is a concern" she notes
"Today, we are proposing changes to the nutrition information on food labels, based on what we heard. These changes will make it easier to read and understand labels and help Canadians make healthy food choices for themselves and their families" Ambrose added

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Nutrition labels proposal gets positive reactio... [Published South Africa Genration Next - Jul 24 2014]
Baby Led Weaning Is Why My Kids Are Great Eaters [Published Huffington Post Canada - Jul 21 2014]
Need a natural energy boost? Here are 7 food st... [Published Treehugger - Jul 18 2014]
Health Canada wants you to know about the added... [Published CBC Hamilton - Jul 15 2014]
Canada proposes changes in nutrition informatio... [Published Packaging Business Review - Jul 15 2014]
Nutrition labelling changes proposed: Dietitian... [Published Dietitians of Canada - Jul 15 2014]
Love at First Bite [Published Today's Parent - Jul 14 2014]
Government of Canada proposes changes to nutrit... [Published BusinessWeek - Jul 14 2014]
Partners celebrate national award for Swift Cur... [Published Leisure Information Network - Jul 04 2014]
If wine had nutrition labels [Published Globe and Mail - Jul 02 2014]
Medifast Builds on Clinical Heritage with Addit... [Published BusinessWeek - Jun 30 2014]
Protein Foods: 16 Ways To Get Your Daily Intake [Published Huffington Post Canada - Jun 26 2014]
What experts want parents to know about newborn... [Published ParentsCanada - Jun 26 2014]
Inadequate funding for food in Alberta’s contin... [Published Dietitians of Canada - Jun 23 2014]
Hooked on tanning? UV light may be addictive, s... [Published Global News Canada - Jun 20 2014]
SaskPower Looking at New Ways to Meet Demands [Published Swift Current Online - Jun 20 2014]
Give Bottles For Animal Shelters [Published Swift Current Online - Jun 19 2014]
Heavy Rain Not a Problem for Shaunavon [Published Swift Current Online - Jun 19 2014]
Saskatchewan's Population Showing Steady Growth [Published Swift Current Online - Jun 19 2014]
STF Union and Members Have Yet to Agree [Published Swift Current Online - Jun 18 2014]
Clearwater Drive-In Goes Digital [Published Swift Current Online - Jun 18 2014]
Sloppy Field Bus Service In Place For Long Day'... [Published Swift Current Online - Jun 18 2014]
BATCO-REM New Facility Grand Opening [Published Swift Current Online - Jun 18 2014]
Algae Oil DHA Supplier Sponsors Satellite Omega... [Published PR.com Press Releases - May 21 2014]
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