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Quebecers with celiac disease: Analysis of dietary problems

Quebecers with celiac disease: Analysis of dietary problems Lamontagne, Patricia RESEARCH Abstract/Resume The only known treatment for celiac disease is lifelong avoidance of dietary gluten. For many sufferers from celiac disease, this may be difficult to achieve. The purpose of this study was to analyse dietary habits and related problems of adults afflicted with celiac […]

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Dietitian and Nutrition Manager Roles and Work Hours in BC Adult Community Care Facilities

Dietitian and Nutrition Manager Roles and Work Hours in BC Adult Community Care Facilities In February 2002, licensing nutritionists and community nutritionists with licensing responsibilities in British Columbia conducted a province-wide survey to examine the roles and hours of dietitians and nutrition managers working in adult (seniors) community care facilities licensed for 25 beds or […]

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Nutrition and athletic performance

Nutrition and athletic performance Abstract/Resume It is the position of Dietitians of Canada, the American Dietetic Association, and the American College of Sports Medicine that physical activity, athletic performance, and recovery from exercise are enhanced by optimal nutrition. These organizations recommend appropriate selection of food and fluids, timing of intake, and supplement choices for optimal […]

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Adolescent and young adult male hockey players: Nutrition knowledge and education

Adolescent and young adult male hockey players: Nutrition knowledge and education Reading, Karen J Abstract/Resume Athletes often have inadequate nutrition knowledge and poor nutritional habits, which can have a negative impact on athletic performance. This study assessed the nutrition knowledge of competitive adolescent and young adult male hockey players, and examined the impact of a […]

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institutionalization of children’s feeding programs in Atlantic Canada, The

institutionalization of children’s feeding programs in Atlantic Canada, The McIntyre, Lynn Abstract/Resume This study traces the evolution of children’s feeding programs established in Atlantic Canada from a few months to over 15 years ago. Our qualitative analysis of nine children’s feeding programs in Atlantic Canada revealed that they began as an ad hoc, communitybased effort […]

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A time of paradoxes

A time of paradoxes Tanaka, Phyllis We live in a time of paradoxes. As individual health professionals, we see Canada’s health care system changing dramatically and wonder how dietitians will fit in. Food and healthy diets remain a basic tenet of good health, yet we see our traditional roles in Canada’s health care institutions disappearing. […]