The YTC is a six-week cooking program for students in grades 4 to 12. It’s a fun way for youth to gain valuable skills and learn how to cook healthy meals and snacks for themselves and their families. YTC can run in schools, community agencies, or camps.
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Increasingly we are seeing changes that show us just how vulnerable our local food system is. No one organization or community group can make a difference alone. The Food Policy Council will allow all sectors and individual community members to communicate and work-together towards meaningful change.
Nutrition screening is a fast and simple way of finding out what is going well with the eating and physical activity habits of the child.
Each year in March, Dietitians across Canada come together to celebrate healthy eating in an extraordinary manner. With a new theme each year, dietitians plan special events to engage, educate, and encourage their community to adopt healthier eating habits.
Three teams will battle it out before a live audience and a panel of local celebrity judges to turn simple, local, healthy ingredients into delicious meals.
Household food insecurity occurs when households do not have adequate or secure access to food because of financial constraints.
Registered Dietitians are food and nutrition experts.
The Food Guide focuses on vegetables and fruit, whole grains, and healthy oils, along with specific advice for different age groups.