Search Resources (English): Nutritional components

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Phytoestrogens and breast cancer  
http://envirocancer.cornell.edu/FactSheet/Diet/fs1.phyto.cfm

Presents the most current information known on the link between consuming foods rich in phytoestrogens and a lower risk of developing breast cancer.

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Published: 2002
Changing diets, changing minds: how food affects mental health and behaviour  
http://www.sustainweb.org/pdf/MHRep_LowRes.pdf
Reviews the research that appears to demonstrate a link between diet and mental health, and to place that evidence in the context of a changing food system. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Canada's new food guide  
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/fn-an/food-guide-aliment/index_e.html
Significantly different from the 1992 version, the new food guide includes portion sizes and number of recommended servings, new position of fruits and vegetables, guidance on the kind and amount of oils and fats, focus on physical activity, and section on key nutrients. (See Details)
Published: 2007
TRANSforming the food supply  
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/fn-an/nutrition/gras-trans-fats/tf-ge/tf-gt_rep-rap_e.html
The final report of the Trans Fat Task Force, with recommendations and strategies on how "to effectively eliminate or reduce processed trans fats in Canadian foods to the lowest level possible." (See Details)
Published: 2007