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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.

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Summer eats abound now that the weather has finally turned lovely! And for many people living with IBS, the discomfort and pain that result from eating certain trigger foods (garlic, onion, anyone?!) can prevent us from enjoying that delicious food on offer at your friend’s bbq. Well, here is a resource for you! Fody Foods make a variety of low FODMAP/IBS-friendly food items. Buy in store (Organic Earth in Halifax, and available across Canada), or online. Or, check out their website, which has some great recipes and tips. I LOVE lettuce wraps- such a terrific summer recipe, try it!


If you’ve been reading the news recently, there is lots of buzz about the herbicide glyphosate, and its possible link to cancer risk. Crop Life Canada recently shared several resources and a summary of the safety profile of this ingredient, with the bottom-line message, that just because a compound can be detected (by incredible technology we have today), does not mean that compound is present at levels that are harmful to humans or the environment. Get the scoop HERE.


Questions about milk and the environment? Get the facts from agricultural economist, Jean-Michel Couture, at a Dairy Farmers of Canada webinar on July 9th, 2019, 1 pm ADT. Register HERE.

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