Highlights / nutrition

Economy, Environment & Animal Life, International, Society

Study: a nutrition resource being lost or ignored in developing countries

A new study shows the nutritional value of differing fish species available in differing ecosystems, but also how policies and misunderstanding of nutrition means that resource is being squandered in countries where it is most needed. The study shows the »

Health

Study dispels ‘myth’ that gluten-free food is nutritionally better

Even though their children do not need to eat gluten-free foods for health reasons, some parents buy these foods because they think they are healthier. A new study finds they are not nutritionally superior and says research shatters “the myth” »

Health

Get kids to help with meal preparation, urge dietitians

Almost half of Canadians surveyed say they find it challenging to eat a balanced diet when they are busy and the country’s dietitians are trying to help. March is Nutrition Month and Dietitians of Canada are promoting good food saying »

Health

Children eating poorly at school, study finds

A new study suggests Canadian children are not eating enough good food at school to meet their dietary requirement of vitamins and minerals. Researchers at the University of British Columbia also found that during school hours, students were eating less nutritious foods »

Health, Society

Dietitians set a 100-meal challenge

Dietitian Christy Brissette says one small change sustained over 100 meals can improve eating habits. © www.80twentynutrition.com The sad truth is too many Canadians eat badly, and the Dietitians of Canada are on a campaign to change that. March is Nutrition »