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Canadian Beverage Association
The Canadian Beverage Association represents beverage manufacturers, distributors, franchise houses and industry suppliers that manufacture and distribute more than 60 brands of juices/juice drinks, bottled waters, sports drinks, ...
Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine
Offers a four-year, full-time professional program in naturopathic medicine. CCNM educates, develops and trains naturopathic doctors (NDs) through excellence in health education, clinical services and research that integrate mind,...
canfitpro
canfitpro is the largest provider of education in the Canadian fitness industry. Founded in 1993, canfitpro delivers accessible, quality education, certifications, conferences, trade shows and membership services.
Common Ground Magazine
Independent magazine about health, the environment, personal growth and creativity.
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations leads international efforts to defeat hunger. Serving both developed and developing countries, FAO acts as a neutral forum where all nations meet as equals to negotiate a...
Saskatchewan Polytechnic
Saskatchewan Polytechnic serves 27,000 distinct students through applied learning opportunities at campuses in Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Regina and Saskatoon, and through extensive distance education opportunities. Programs serve ...
World Health Organization
WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, art...

News Releases

Canadian Sugar Institute comments on Statistics Canada Health Report
2011-09-21
Canadian Sugar Institute
Sugars consumption among Canadians of all ages is moderate and well below government recommendations.
Hair care line nourishes children affected by poverty
2009-05-01
Canadian Feed The Children
Beginning April 2009, Laboratoire Cosmepro will donate two percent of sales from its Light Blue Shade hair care products to Canadian Feed The Childrenâ##s National Nutrition Program, which provides nu...
Provincial Nutrition Society agrees new School Food and Beverage Policy is a positive step
2010-01-15
Ontario Public Health Association
The Ontario Society of Nutrition Professionals in Public Health (OSNPPH) and the Ontario Public Health Association (OPHA) applaud the Ontario Ministry of Education for the release of the School Food a...
Sources welcomes Holistic Health Research Foundation of Canada
2009-01-22
Holistic Health Research Foundation of Canada
Holistic Health Research Foundation of Canada is a a national charitable organization dedicated to funding research, public and health professional education in complementary and alternative medicine....
Sources welcomes iPower Train
2009-02-03
iPower Train
Founder and "mompreneur" Ivy Lim understands the constraints of finding time for fitness and for yourself. She trains a range of individuals from high performance athletes, busy moms, weight loss str...
Sources welcomes Marci Lall
2009-01-14
Marci Lall, Weight Loss & Body Sculpting Specialist
Sources welcomes a new member: Marci Lall, Weight Loss & Body Sculpting Specialist. Marci specializes in women's fitness and weight loss issues.

Sources Select Resources

Connexions Library: Food Focus
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Connexions Information Sharing Services
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on food.
Diet (nutrition)
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In nutrition, diet is the sum of food consumed by a person or other organism.
Food & Nutrition Topic Index in Sources Directory of Experts
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A subject guide to experts and spokespersons on topics related to food and nutrition in the Sources directory for the media.
Healthy diet
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A healthy diet is one that helps maintain or improve health.
Human nutrition
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Human nutrition is the provision to humans to obtain the materials necessary to support life.
Israel's starvation diet for Gaza
Cook, Jonathan
Article
2012
Electronic Intifada
Israel’s calculating of daily caloric needs shows how it manages the lives of Palestinians in Gaza in almost microscopic detail.
Malnutrition
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Malnutrition is the insufficient, excessive or imbalanced consumption of nutrients.
Medicine Wars Will Alternative and Mainstream Medicine Ever Be Friends
Seidman, Barry F.
Article
2001
Skeptical Inquirer
In the wake of dozens of new and complementary medicines flooding both the marketplace and some hospitals, which path will medicine take?
Nutrient
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A nutrient is a chemical that an organism needs to live and grow or a substance used in an organism's metabolism which must be taken in from its environment.
Nutrigenomics
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Nutrigenomics is the study of the effects of foods and food constituents on gene expression.
Nutrition
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Obesity
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Obesity is a medical condition in which excess body fat has accumulated to the extent that it may have an adverse effect on health, leading to reduced life expectancy and/or increased health problems.

Sources Bookshelf

Social Determinants of Health
Canadian Perspectives
Raphael, Dennis (ed.)
Book
2004
The social determinants of health are summarized and analyzed by over 30 medical and social academics.

Media

Alive Magazine
Alternative health and nutrition.
Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism
Focuses on the application of physiology, nutrition and metabolism to the study of human health, physical activity and fitness.
Canadian Journal of Dietetic Practice and Research
The Journal publishes manuscripts of original research, professional practice and reviews that contribute to best practice in dietetics, including clinical nutrition, community nutrition, public healt...
Family Health & Life
Different editorial sections catering to a wide range of audiences, the core revolving around your and your family's health. General interest articles and more specialized topics such as healthy livin...
Food Network
Airs programming related to food, cooking, cuisine and the food industry.
Health 'N Vitality
Information on natural health and nutrition.
Newfoundland and Labrador Studies
Society, arts, culture and science of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Nutrition science en ‚volution
Clinical nutrition, food services, education and research.
Sheep Canada
Focus on sheep production and farming.
Tonic Toronto
Tonic Toronto is a home delivery magazine with a focus on fitness, wellbeing and environmental issues.
VISTA Magazine
VISTA Magazine is a bimonthly publication with an emphasis on nutrition, health and wellness.
WellnessOptions
A consumer health magazine, researched and referenced like a scientific journal. Multiple health and medical perspectives explained and made simple for everyday use.

Government Ministries & Agencies

Health Canada
Health Canada is the Federal department responsible for helping Canadians maintain and improve their health, while respecting individual choices and circumstances.


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