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Canada’s food guide to healthy eating

Provides guidelines for a healthy diet including what contents, portion size, and frequency constitute healthy eating.

Published: 2002
Modern food biotechnology: principles and perspectives
Provides a guide for dietitians, other health professionals, and consumers who desire a synthesis of information about the science and controversy surrounding this technology as it relates to food production in Canada.
Published: 2002
The effects of grapefruit and it’s juice on certain drugs  
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/iyh-vsv/food-aliment/grapefruit-pamplemousse_e.html
Describes the hazards of eating grapefruits or drinking grapefruit juice when taking particular medications. Lists potential conditions that may require medications that should not be mixed with grapefruit. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Canada's new food guide  
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/fn-an/food-guide-aliment/index_e.html
Significantly different from the 1992 version, the new food guide includes portion sizes and number of recommended servings, new position of fruits and vegetables, guidance on the kind and amount of oils and fats, focus on physical activity, and section on key nutrients. (See Details)
Published: 2007
TRANSforming the food supply  
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/fn-an/nutrition/gras-trans-fats/tf-ge/tf-gt_rep-rap_e.html
The final report of the Trans Fat Task Force, with recommendations and strategies on how "to effectively eliminate or reduce processed trans fats in Canadian foods to the lowest level possible." (See Details)
Published: 2007
Take control of menopause: do the right thing, eat the right thing  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1990_Healthsharing_Vol_11_No_4_Winter.pdf

This article asks what women have to look forward to about aging in our society. Explores ways that women can nurture themselves and each other in midlife. Shares a new approach to health problems related to menopause. 

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Published: 1990
It's your health: food safety for pregnant women  
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hl-vs/iyh-vsv/food-aliment/pregnant-enceintes-eng.php

A Health Canada fact sheet with information for pregnant women on food safety.  During pregnancy, your immune system changes. As a result, your risk of developing a  foodborne illness increases, and even a mild case of food poisoning can lead to serious health effects for you and your unborn baby.  If you are pregnant, you should take extra care when handling, storing, preparing and shopping for food. In addition, consumption of certain high-risk foods should be avoided.

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Published: May 2010
Food for profit: learning at the supermarket  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1987_Healthsharing_Vol_8_No_2_Spring.pdf

This article shows how to turn the supermarket into a classroom. Introduces the supermarket tour, a tool to help consumers understand the global food system while walking through a supermarket. 

 

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Published: 1987
Cultivating community : co-operative gardening  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1987_Healthsharing_Vol_8_No_2_Spring.pdf

This article promotes community organized gardens and their social benefits. Defines Eco-Feminism. Gives examples of successful community garden projects. Lists ways to start a garden in your neighbourhood. 

 


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Published: 1987
Weeds, wildflowers and women  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1987_Healthsharing_Vol_8_No_2_Spring.pdf

This article describes various plants, their uses, nutrients they offer and ways to prepare them. 

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Published: 1987