Category: Nutrition

Meet Sienna Borrelli, Registered Dietitian

Posted by on March 19, 2024 in Diet, Meet our Clinicians, Nutrition

Diet and nutrition have been shown to impact many aspects of your overall health, mental and physical. Sienna is a Registered Dietitian here to support your unique dietary and nutritional […]

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Food Waste Reduction

Posted by on March 30, 2023 in Community, Diet, Nutrition, Weight Management

March is Nutrition Month in Canada. This year we focused on food waste reduction in the Bow Valley. Edible food waste costs each Canadian household an average of $1300/year and […]

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Best Before? Expiry? What’s the difference!

Posted by on March 2, 2023 in Diet, environment, Food Security, Nutrition

Here’s a quick guide to help you understand how to use expiration and best before dates, to know what each term means and when food is safe to consume, to […]

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Meet our Registered Dietitian: Zarifa Monson!

Diet and nutrition have been shown to impact many aspects of your overall health, mental health and life expectancy. So what can you do to improve your diet and nutrition? […]

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PCN Signs the Bow Valley Food Charter

Posted by on September 8, 2022 in Community, Food Security, Nutrition

This week we were pleased to signed the Bow Valley Food Charter! Developed by the Bow Valley Food Alliance through engaging diverse community voices, the aim is to unite local […]

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An award, new options and a new look! Big changes at the Bow Valley Good Food Box

Posted by on September 1, 2022 in Diet, Food Security, Nutrition, Weight Management

In June 2022 the PCN’s own Zarifa Monson, Registered Dietitian, accepted the award for the Rotary Club of Canmore’s organization of the year at the annual Rotary awards dinner on […]

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Food insecurity and mental health: what’s the connection?

Health Canada defines food insecurity as “the inability to acquire or consume an adequate diet quality or sufficient quantity of food in socially acceptable ways, or the uncertainty that one […]

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Nutrition and Mental Wellness

Posted by on January 20, 2022 in Diet, Mental Health, Nutrition, Weight Management

Have you ever felt down? Or perhaps anxious? In those moments, you may have found yourself reaching for a sweet snack, a salty snack, or something else to comfort you. […]

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Holiday Eating: 7 Tips to Get You Through

Posted by on December 2, 2021 in Diet, Nutrition, Uncategorized, Weight Management

For many of us, the Christmas season is often filled with family, friends and of course, food. As a dietitian, I often hear people telling me about how they anticipate […]

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Food from Home

Posted by on October 18, 2021 in Home Garden, Mental Health, Nutrition

An initiative by the Bow Valley PCN, Town of Canmore, and Bow Valley Food Alliance, Food From Home encouraged people to take growing food into their own hands while taking […]

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