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Doctors' Notes: Watch out for “free” sugar in foods

Source: The Star   Too much sugar is a bad thing — but figuring out how much you’re consuming is more of a challenge than it should be.                          
Oct 10 / 2016

USDA Announces New Open Data Partnership for Public Health

United States Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack officially launched the USDA Branded Food Products Database, a free online resource for families, the food industry and researchers containing nutrition details on more than 80,000 name brand prepared and packaged foods available at restaurants and grocery stores. The announcement was made at the Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN) Summit.
Sep 16 / 2016

Health Canada released its Regulatory Transparency and Openness Framework and Action Plan (RTOF) Annual Report

On July 27, 2016, Health Canada released its Regulatory Transparency and Openness Framework and Action Plan (RTOF) Annual Report, which reports on accomplishments achieved in 2015-16 under the RTOF. Health Canada values your comments. You can comment by sending an email to transparency_transparence@hc-sc.gc.ca. Please find the Report here 
Aug 4 / 2016

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
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