Accessing Food During Covid19

Accessing Food During Covid-19 As we continue to social distance ourselves by staying at home our pantries and fridges deplete and will need to be replenished at some point. The following are some suggestions of how to get your groceries with limited contact: Food...
Tips for Coping with COVID-19

Tips for Coping with COVID-19

What is COVID-19 COVID-19 is an infection caused by a coronavirus related to the common cold virus. Those affected by COVID-19 can exhibit symptoms ranging from mild to severe, similar to the cold and flu, such as fever, cough and difficulty breathing. They can also...
Put it away for a rainy day handout

Put it away for a rainy day handout

It’s helpful to keep some staples on hand in case of unforeseen circumstances. You do not need to buy all of these items at once and you should not buy foods you will not use. Ask a registered dietitian for more information. Download a printable pdf version...

Malnutrition in Older Adults

Malnutrition can occur when individuals eat too much or too little of calories or nutrients. It is estimated that a third of adults aged 65 years or older in Canada are at risk for malnutrition. A range of complications can arise due to poor nutritional status,...
Drink Up!

Drink Up!

It is summer and it is hot!  It is important to stay hydrated in this heat as fluids help move nutrients and waste through your body, keep your blood pressure normal, protect and cushion your joints and organs, control your body temperature and lower your risk of...

Nutrition Month – Eating 9 to 5

Dolly Parton sang “working 9 to 5, what a way to make a living” and what a way to increase our health risks if we don’t take the time to eat right during our work day. Too often we skip breakfast, have meeting munchies and give in to sweet treats...