Category: Nutrition

Stay Healthy this Fall

As the colder weather settles in, it can be tricky to get outdoors, keep a routine, make healthy food choices and to stay happy and healthy. The Bow Valley PCN […]

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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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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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Food from Home 2021

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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Malnutrition Awareness Week 2021 – October 4-8, 2021

Malnutrition Awareness week is October 4-8th, but what does this mean in Canada? The word ‘malnutrition’ seems like a problem most encountered in low-income countries. It may be surprising to […]

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Quarantine 19 – Sound Familiar?

Tumultuous. That seems like a reasonable word to describe the last 18 months since COVID-19 disrupted our lives. Our habits and routines shifted in response to the change around us. […]

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Recipe: Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon, Pecans & Maple Syrup

Posted by on March 25, 2021 in Nutrition

Servings: 2-3 Total Time: 45 Minutes INGREDIENTS 1/3 cup pecans 3 slices bacon 1 pound brussels sprouts, halved (stem and ragged outer leaves removed) 1tablespoon extra virgin olive oil ¼ teaspoon salt freshly ground black pepper, […]

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PCN workshops forestall risks of heart disease, type-2 diabetes

“Eat close to nature, increase plant-based foods, avoid over-processed products and raise your activity levels.” These are the core messages Bow Valley PCN’s Registered Dietitian Zarifa Salzgeber delivers in two […]

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