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Dietitians of Canada: Annual awards, 2002–undergraduate and graduate awards in dietetics

Dietitians of Canada: Annual awards, 2002–undergraduate and graduate awards in dietetics Each year Dietitians of Canada, in partnership with corporate sponsors, recognizes members who are entering a dietetic internship program or pursuing an advanced degree at the master’s or doctoral level. Undergraduate award recipients are selected from DC student members who are enrolled in the […]

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Canadian Journal of Dietetic Practice and Research

Dietitians of Canada Annual Awards, 2003

Dietitians of Canada Annual Awards, 2003 Undergraduate and Graduate Awards in Dietetics Each year Dietitians of Canada, in partnership with corporate sponsors, recognizes members who are entering a dietetic internship program or pursuing an advanced degree at the master’s or doctoral level. Undergraduate award recipients are selected from DC student members enrolled in the final […]

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Concepts, controversies, and the role of nutrition

Insulin resistance: Concepts, controversies, and the role of nutrition John L Sievenpiper Abstract/Resume Insulin resistance is a prevalent condition, in which insulin loses its normal physiological action. Since people were first classified as insulin resistant over 60 years ago, one of the main discoveries has been that insulin resistance clusters with other risk factors such […]

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Diabetes prevention theatre workshop: Make the right choice

Diabetes prevention theatre workshop: Make the right choice When 16-year-old Claire shouts out to the audience in a fury of confusion, “I really hope I make the right choice,” tears well up in my eyes. Although I have seen countless rehearsals of Make the Right Choice, her portrayal of a young girl debating different food […]

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Going Against the Grain

Going Against the Grain – A Look at Autism When I started my career a few years ago, I knew that the responsible approach to dietetic practice required ongoing access to and use of current reliable information. I assumed that keeping up to date in several well established areas of nutrition would be plenty. Then […]

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Gestational diabetes mellitus: A “kitchen table” approach

Gestational diabetes mellitus: A “kitchen table” approach Vogel, Ellen CASE STUDY Abstract/Resume The issue of gestational diabetes mellitus within disadvantaged communities is being addressed by Healthy Start for Mom & Me, a highly collaborative and multi-faceted prenatal nutrition program targeting at-risk women and teens in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The program’s “kitchen table” approach focuses on the […]

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Good news for chocolate lovers!

Good news for chocolate lovers! In a recent U.S. survey, people were asked what words they would use to describe chocolate. Not surprisingly, people used terms such as “awesome, calming, delectable, heavenly, intoxicating, irresistible, sexy and sinful.” Few would argue that chocolate is a food loved by many. What is more exciting for dietitians, however, […]

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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 […]