Nutrition Resources

Fun Facts About Fibre

Adequate fibre intake is important to support our health and well-being; however, most Canadians are only consuming half of their daily recommended intake. 

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Food Security & Canada's Aging Population

We rarely associate Canada with food deprivation and food insecurity. But, as our population is aging, and the proportion of people aged 65 and older is increasing the prevalence of those in older populations experiencing food insecurity is rising. Food insecurity not only focuses on the shortage of food but the uncertain availability of nutritionally adequate food.

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Food Security & Canada's Aging Population

We rarely associate Canada with food deprivation and food insecurity. But, as our population is aging, and the proportion of people aged 65 and older is increasing the prevalence of those in older populations experiencing food insecurity is rising. Food insecurity not only focuses on the shortage of food but the uncertain availability of nutritionally adequate food.

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Food Security in Canada - Indigenous Communities

The right to adequate food is an internationally recognized human right. Food security as defined by the 1996 World Food Summit is the condition in which “all people, at all times, have physical and economic access to sufficient, safe, and nutritious food to meet their dietary needs and food preferences for an active and healthy life”.

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Happy Dietitians Day

March 16th is Dietitians Day! Every year during Nutrition Month, this day celebrates registered dietitians and their expertise in food and nutrition to support the health of all Canadians.This year, Nutrition Month focuses on how we can change our food systems to improve health in an inclusive and sustainable way, and dietitians have a key role to play!

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Happy Dietitians Day

March 16th is Dietitians Day! Every year during Nutrition Month, this day celebrates registered dietitians and their expertise in food and nutrition to support the health of all Canadians.This year, Nutrition Month focuses on how we can change our food systems to improve health in an inclusive and sustainable way, and dietitians have a key role to play!

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The Power of Plant-Based Meals

A plant-based diet is an eating pattern that primarily consists of foods from plant sources such as fruit and vegetables, nuts and seeds,  whole grains, legumes and beans. Contrary to popular beliefs, a plant-based diet does not necessarily mean excluding all animal-based foods, but rather incorporating plant-based foods more often. Plant-based ingredients provide a variety of vitamins and minerals to contribute to a healthy diet.

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Welcome to Nutrition Month 2022!

March is Nutrition Month! Every year Dietitians of Canada leads a month-long campaign celebrating nutrition, health and the important role dietitians play in supporting healthy living for all Canadians. This year’s Nutrition Month theme is Ingredients for a Healthier Tomorrow – exploring “ingredients” that can improve the health of all Canadians today and for years to come!

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Welcome to Nutrition Month 2022!

March is Nutrition Month! Every year Dietitians of Canada leads a month-long campaign celebrating nutrition, health and the important role dietitians play in supporting healthy living for all Canadians. This year’s Nutrition Month theme is Ingredients for a Healthier Tomorrow – exploring “ingredients” that can improve the health of all Canadians today and for years to come!

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Liberalizing Therapeutic Diets

Katrina Anciado, RD (Seasons Care) shares insights into the practice of liberalizing diets on senior living menus, and special considerations for residents with diabetic and renal concerns.

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Discover the Benefits of Eating Together

Food brings people together. It is how we express ourselves, share our feelings, emotions, identities, cultures and traditions. Always follow public health guidelines in your area relating to gatherings, masks, hand hygiene, and physical distancing requirements. 

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Discover the Benefits of Eating Together

Food brings people together. It is how we express ourselves, share our feelings, emotions, identities, cultures and traditions. Always follow public health guidelines in your area relating to gatherings, masks, hand hygiene, and physical distancing requirements. 

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Healthy Eating at Work

Are you looking for ways to maintain healthy eating while working from home? Plan your meals! Having a schedule of meals can help save time and money & don't forget to include those comfort foods and treats.

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Happy Dietitians Day!

Today is #DietitiansDay! Today we celebrate dietitians as regulated health care professionals, committed to using their specialized knowledge and skills to support healthy living for all Canadians. A special thank you to all Registered Dietitians across Canada!

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Happy Dietitians Day!

Today is #DietitiansDay! Today we celebrate dietitians as regulated health care professionals, committed to using their specialized knowledge and skills to support healthy living for all Canadians. A special thank you to all Registered Dietitians across Canada!

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Find Your Own Healthy

You don’t need strict rules, fad diets, or labels to have a healthy eating pattern. Remember that #AllFoodsFit and find a form of healthy that works for YOU through balance and listening to your body.

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Welcome to Nutrition Month 2021!

Welcome to Nutrition Month at Sysco Canada! Healthy eating looks different for everyone. This #NutritionMonth, dietitians across Canada will help you #FindYourHealthy, guiding your nutrition goals in a way that is Good For You! Follow us all month long for tips and resources to help you stay nourished.

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Welcome to Nutrition Month 2021!

Welcome to Nutrition Month at Sysco Canada! Healthy eating looks different for everyone. This #NutritionMonth, dietitians across Canada will help you #FindYourHealthy, guiding your nutrition goals in a way that is Good For You! Follow us all month long for tips and resources to help you stay nourished.

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