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  Weekly Feature: (March 19, 2006)


National Nutrition Month
Pat's Weekly Feature


March, 2006 is the 25th anniversary of the Dieticians of Canada’s National Nutrition Month. These dieticians are trusted professionals who help us make healthy decisions about food and nutrition. Learn more about nutrition as you read and enjoy some of the interactive activities.

Dieticians of Canada

This popular Website is great source of information such as

A personal assessment of your daily food and activity choices with “EATracker”

A nutrition crossword puzzle

Help with choosing healthy food when you shop and dine out

Meal planning help with “Let’s Make a Meal”

Virtual Grocery Store Game

Visit this online store and score points as you discover more about how to make good choices and understand labels on packaged foods at the grocery store. Some recipes are also included.

Health Canada: Food and Nutrition

Read “Canada’s Food Guide to Healthy Eating” and learn about food labeling and safety.

Get Caught Scavenger Hunt

Now, test your knowledge of food and nutrition.

For reference and more information, check the following Websites:

CBC Article – Food Labels: Tough New Guidelines Now the Law

Trans Fats

Heart and Stroke Foundation – Healthy Eating

Dial-A-Dietician – Free Nutritional Information for British Columbians

B.C. Ministry of Health – Heart Healthy Eating

Canadian Health Network – Healthy Lunches to Go Tour

Canadian Diabetes Association - Nutrition



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