August'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.

Blogs - The latest news!

Local news

Tomato, tomato from a RD in Truro

http://www.pressreader.com/canada/truro-daily-news/20170510/281818578748171

Great article by a NFLD dietitian

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfoundland-labrador/newfoundland-labrador-frozen-fruits-vegetables-1.4054578

National news

Food day is August 5 in Ontario, check out our local food scene!

https://www.thestar.com/news/gta/urban-farming/2017/07/31/get-your-fill-of-local-fare-on-food-day-the-new-farm.html

International news

Great article by former US President about food and climate change, worth the read!

https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2017/may/26/barack-obama-food-climate-change

Science news

Med diet, there are many reasons for recommending the Mediterranean diet, but remember the costs involved in buying healthy food.

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/mediterranean-diet-works-better-for-wealthy/

Recipes and a great resource

Two great recipes for your health!

https://www.nutritionaction.com/daily/healthy-recipes/make-dinner-bowl-2-recipes/

Great resource for mindful eating with your clients!

https://www.thecenterformindfuleating.org/

ATTENTION RDs

Reminder: upcoming government food / dietary consultations closing soon

  1. Restricting Marketing to Children (by Health Canada, extended until August 14th).

  2. Dietary Guidance/ Canada's Food Guide (by Health Canada, extended until August 14th).

  3. A Food Policy for Canada (by Agriculture and Agri-food Canada, extended until August 31st).

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