TORONTO, Feb. 25, 2013 /CNW/ - This March, Dietitians of Canada is
asking Canadians to put their 'Best Food Forward' and 'Plan Shop Cook
Enjoy!' - in celebration of Nutrition Month 2013. Nutrition Month is dedicated to serving up practical advice from
registered dietitians, the food and nutrition experts, to makeover your
"Healthy eating begins at the grocery store. It's where most people
purchase their food," says Francy Pillo-Blocka with Dietitians of
Canada. According to an Ipsos Reid poll conducted for Dietitians of
Canada, 63% of Canadians struggle with making healthier food choices in
the grocery store at least half the time when they shop. "This Nutrition Month, dietitians
will be focused on providing Canadian consumers with the information
they need to put healthier food in their grocery cart and on their
tables at home".
Each day in March, Dietitians of Canada dishes up a new grocery-shopping
tip designed to help you makeover your grocery cart. You can access the
tips from eaTipster, our new free iPhone and iPad app, or visit our site to view the tips
at www.dietitians.ca. Some of the healthy shopping tips include:
Quality counts! Choose foods based on overall nutrient profile, not just
one healthy ingredient.
Get frozen! For healthy meals in a flash, pack your freezer with
nutrient-rich frozen food.
Skip processed meals. Cooking simple meals is an easy way to save money
on your grocery bill.
For the details on the tips and more information about Nutrition Month
2013, visit www.dietitians.ca.
About Dietitians of Canada
Dietitians of Canada (DC) is the national professional association for
dietitians, representing about 6,000 members at the local, provincial
and national levels. DC has led the Nutrition Month Campaign for more
than 30 years. For more information, visit www.dietitians.ca.
About Nutrition Month Sponsors
DC acknowledges its partners who help bring Nutrition Month 2013 to
Canadians: Bring Healthier Home from Loblaw Companies Limited, Dairy
Farmers of Canada and Danone Canada.
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SOURCE: Dietitians of Canada