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Healthy Me with GNPLC, first session recap
Thank you to those that attended our first ever Healthy Me with GNPLC event. In September we offered a workshop on Mental Health tips and Eating Well as we Age, with the added bonus for people to connect virtually via WebEx. We will be having more of these workshops...read more
Happy Nutrition Month!
This year's theme for Nutrition Month is: Good For You!! What does healthy eating look like to you? How we eat is different from one person to the next as what we eat is based on culture, food traditions, personal circumstances and nutritional needs. There is no...read more
Tips for Better Sleep!
What is sleep?! it's the thing we all do each night....or at least most of us! Sleep is sometimes a significant challenge for people, and when we are not sleeping, a lot of other areas of our lives can be impacted. When you're considering your own mental wellbeing, it...read more
Hitting the ‘Pandemic Wall’
Coping with the 'Pandemic Wall' is something that all of us are doing. When we talk about grief and loss, we usually think of death and dying. However, during the COVID-19 Pandemic, we're seeing many types of loss and grief. Below is a list of different types of...read more
Mix It Up in the Kitchen!!
New year but the scenery has not changed much. How about mixing it up in the kitchen to make things a little more exciting! You don't have to be a MasterChef to try any of these recipes. Here are my top 3 sites for fun, tasty recipes that are simple and budget...read more
Let’s Talk About the Chocolate in the Room!
Working and/or schooling from home brings us extra close to our kitchen – this may lead to changes in regular eating habits. Two steps we can take to reset our eating habits: Step 1 – Get back to basics. Get back to eating 3 regular meals a day and include a...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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 here....read more
Manage Anxiety & Stress During COVID-19
Stress and Coping The outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) may be stressful for people. Fear and anxiety about a disease can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in adults and children. Coping with stress will make you, the people you care about, and...read more