May's Buzz

The Latest Buzz

The links below do not necessarily reflect the ideas/beliefs of the DNNS. They are topics of interest to dietitians who work with the public and want to learn more via the latest Buzz.

Drinking too much caffeine? What about your kids, check out this short article to find the caffeine found in common drinks.

http://www.weilernutrition.com/2016/04/is-your-teen-drinking-too-much-caffeine-check-again-researchers-say-more-education-is-needed/

Video about helping others with food. This is one innovative way to support hunger and the elimination of left-over food. Love it!

https://www.facebook.com/NowThisNews/videos/vb.341163402640457/1032374660185991/?type=2&theater

Learning on Demand at Dietitians of Canada. Reminder about DC and their learning on demand podcasts, there are some super PD opportunities here.

http://www.dietitians.ca/Learn/Learning-On-Demand/Latest-from-Learning-on-Demand.aspx

Podcasts from the Food Sommelier. Many great podcasts on food, nutrition and healthy eating. I listened to 026 the mind/body connection as it relates to our relationship with food. Check it out and listen to others if they interest you.

http://www.foodsommelier.com/podcast/

Hold the salt! Still way too much salt in many products in Canada (42% of products don't meet the standards for salt reduction), there is a lot of work that the food industry must do.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/health/salt-sodium-food-1.3552803

Breakfast around the world. Interested to see what children around the world eat for breakfast? This is pretty cool to compare worldwide.

http://jojo.ws/l?l=yXxz

China pays price of western lifestyle with soaring childhood obesity. China is lagging behind us in the obesity epidemic but western foods are changing that!

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/04/160426215327.htm

Thrive Patch? So many crazy fads on the market for weight loss. Have you heard of this one yet? Be prepared to see it all with Thrive, a weight loss patch. This site does offer some reviews of it and ultimately like other fads, this one is not approved by Health Canada.

http://supplement-geek.com/thrive-patch-review/

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