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New Guideline for Lifelong Female Nutrition, A Modern Prescription for Health Care Professionals

Vancouver, June 16, 2016--The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaeologists (SOGC) today announced the publication of the long-awaited guideline, the Canadian Consensus on Female Nutrition: Adolescence, Reproduction, Menopause and Beyond (PROVIDE LINK)  It was presented at the SOGC’s Annual Clinical and Scientific Conference being held in Vancouver from June 14-17, 2016.
Jun 16 / 2016

Canada's taking its sweet time overhauling the food guide, nutritionist says

Source: CBC News As you crash down from your weekend sugar high don't bother trying to check where all that chocolate fits in to Canada's Food Guide — it'll be harder to find than anything the Easter Bunny hid. The fact that "these little indulgences" are missing from the guide is just one of the reasons why many nutrition experts and consumers are calling for its overhaul, something the Senate recommended in a report released earlier this month.
Mar 28 / 2016

Are french fries healthy after all?

Source: The Varsity A recent study published in the online journal Nutrition & Diabetes authored by U of T’s Department of Nutritional Science has found that potatoes and potato-by-products may have garnered an undeserved bad reputation among the health-conscious community.
Mar 14 / 2016

Working miracles, one baby at a time

Dr. O’Connor’s and Dr. Unger’s Research: The gestation period of humans is about 266 days, with a full-term pregnancy lasting almost 40 weeks. Infants born before 37 weeks of gestation are considered to be preterm. Because their tiny organs and immune systems are still developing, preterm infants or “preemies,” are extremely fragile and run a very high risk of developing life-threatening complications, including heart and respiratory problems, bleeding in the brain and infection.
Feb 22 / 2016
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