September 26 CHEP Video-conference – Eating Well: Sugar and Salt – What’s New?

Dietitian, Dorothy Moffat will explore the topic of Eating Well: Sugar and Salt – What’s New? at the next Community Health Education Program video-conference to be held Wednesday, September 26 from 10 AM to noon in the Jeffery Hale Board Room (1270 ch. Ste-Foy). You will be able to ask your diet-related questions! This activity is FREE and so is parking in th Jeffery Hale Hospital parking lot. To reserve your seat please contact Jan Anderson, Community Organizer:  janderson@jhpartners.net or  418-684-5333 Ext. 1539

 

 

CHSSN Community Health Education Program (CHEP) Video Conference

Eating Well: Sugar and Salt—What’s New?

Dorothy Moffat, Dietitian

Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 10 am-12 pm

Moderated by Jo Ann Jones at The Montreal Children’s Hospital

In July 2018, the government of Canada released a report stating its concern that most Canadians are still consuming too much sodium (salt). Sugar and salt, in small quantities, enrich your food and make it taste better. In larger amounts, both can have a negative impact on health. Join us to revisit this vital topic exploring ways to change your salt and sugar intake.

Find Out

You will have an opportunity to learn and ask questions about

  • Why you need sugar and salt
  • Where sugar and salt are found in the diet – how much do you need?
  • NEW FOOD LABELLING IN CANADA

 Dorothy Moffat, B.Sc., P.Dt., is a Dietitian with more than 20 years’ experience in seniors’ nutritional needs. Currently in private practice, she provides dietary services for all ages. Dorothy is a popular presenter and enjoys working with various community groups, believing this is a fun and creative part of being a dietitian.

 Community Health Resources

Sodium: the basics – Health Canada: www.canada.ca/en/health-canada/services/nutrients/sodium/sodium-basics.html#a3

Reduce Sugar – Heart & Stroke Foundation: www.heartandstroke.ca/get-healthy/healthy-eating/reduce-sugar

Why Canadians Need a Front of Package Symbol: www.canada.ca/en/health-canada/services/publications/food-nutrition/infographic-why-front-of-package-symbol.html

A Salty Situation: www.canada.ca/en/health-canada/services/publications/food-nutrition/infographic-salty-situation.html

Let’s Eat Healthy Canada: www.canada.ca/en/health-canada/services/publications/food-nutrition/infographic-lets-eat-healthy-canada.html

 Save the Dates – Upcoming…

October 24, 2018: Exploring Life Losses – Yvonne Clark, Family Therapist, Grief Counselor

November 14, 2018: Gotta Go, Gotta Go—Bowel and Bladder Health Update – Myra Siminovitch, Physiotherapist

 

A CHSSN initiative funded by Health Canada through the Roadmap for Canada’s Official Languages 2018:

Education, Immigration, Communities.

 

 

 

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