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2014-07-14 12:27:38

Minister Ambrose launches consultations and asks Canadians for feedback on new labels EDMONTON, July 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, launched a series of online public consultations on proposed changes that will improve the way nutrition information is presented on labels. The proposed changes are to the format of the Nutrition Facts table, the list of ingredients, the list of nutrients that must appear in the table, and to the Daily...

2014-02-24 08:27:47

Dietitians of Canada stir up 'Cookspiration' in the kitchen for Nutrition Month 2014 TORONTO, Feb. 24, 2014 /CNW/ - This March, Dietitians of Canada is encouraging Canadians to 'Simply Cook and Enjoy!' in celebration of Nutrition Month 2014. According to an Ipsos Reid poll conducted for Dietitians of Canada, 43 per cent of Canadians say they do not cook balanced meals for themselves or their family on a regular basis. In an effort to bring Canadians back into the kitchen, this...

2011-06-13 13:20:00

CHICAGO, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Attention men: Beer (consumed in moderation) can have health benefits. An article on links between beer and heart health is just part of a revamped section on men's health that can be found on the American Dietetic Association's website at www.eatright.org/menshealth. Health, strength and energy are hot topics, especially for males of virtually any age. For that reason, men need reliable resources that communicate accurate nutrition...

2011-03-10 07:00:00

Watch. Learn. Enjoy. Eat. Nourish. To view the Social Media Release, click here: http://smr.newswire.ca/en/beef-information-centre/cook-with-canadian-beef TORONTO, March 10 /PRNewswire/ - In honour of Dietitians of Canada's Nutrition Month, the experts from the Canada Beef kitchens are excited to share recipes and videos to make your kitchen come alive and provide you with stress-free guidance on how to make easy, nutritious meals the whole family will love. Watch each of the...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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