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Canada needs a new food guide (already!)

In our new course introduced this past weekend, ‘Nutritional Counselling for Kinesiologists’, we talked about Health Canada’s recommendations for a ‘healthy’ diet. As you can imagine, there were lots of questions!

Canada began publishing food guides way back in 1942. In January 2019, Canada released its most recent guide. I believe that, in Canada we actually have two food guides - one is ‘official’ and developed and published by Health Canada, and...

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5 Ways to Improve Your Diet…That Have Nothing to do with Food

diet lifestyle nutrition Jul 12, 2021

Guest blog post by: Katherine Prior, B.A. (Hons) Kinesiology, Co-Instructor of Nutritional Counselling for Kinesiologists at First Line Education 

As the dietary supplement industry continues to see steady growth and diet fads become more and more pervasive in social media, it’s easy to assume that achieving the most optimal diet simply requires choosing the most nutritious foods and eliminating “bad” foods. 

As fitness and healthcare professionals, we often look...

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