Nutrition

Nutrition

Breast cancer resources

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Vol 12, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1992
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article offers an annonated list of breast cancer resources. 

 

    

Healthshock

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Bhooma Bhayana
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Vol 12, No.3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1991
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article explores some experiences of immigrant women accessing health care services in Canada. Suggests ways to begin to break down some of the barriers to access and equality that exist in our health care system between the health care worker  and the consumer of those services. 

 

Holistic remedies can help ease the symptoms of premenstrual syndrome

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Margaret de Souza
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Vol 12, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1991
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article defines PMS and explains its causes. Offers a holistic approach to relieve the symptoms associated with PMS. 

Take control of menopause: do the right thing, eat the right thing

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Carolyn DeMarco
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Vol 11, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1990
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article asks what women have to look forward to about aging in our society. Explores ways that women can nurture themselves and each other in midlife. Shares a new approach to health problems related to menopause. 

Weeds, wildflowers and women

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Connie Guberman
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Vol 8, No.2
Publisher: 
Women
Publication Date: 
1987
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article describes various plants, their uses, nutrients they offer and ways to prepare them. 

Food for profit: learning at the supermarket

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Connie Clement
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Vol 8, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1987
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article shows how to turn the supermarket into a classroom. Introduces the supermarket tour, a tool to help consumers understand the global food system while walking through a supermarket. 

 

Calcium for long life

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Phyllis Jensen
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Vol 8, No.1
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1986
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article presents how lifelong calcium can be a strong prescription for well-being. Discusses causes of calcium deficiency, role of estrogen in bone calcium levels. Lists various sources of calcium. 


Unite Here: Real Food, Real Jobs

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Advocacy

An organization of food service workers in the US who want to cook and serve ‘real food’ – with local, fresh, sustainable ingredients – not processed and frozen products.

Email Address: 
http://www.realfoodrealjobs.org/contact-us/

The perils of ignoring history: Big Tobacco played dirty and millions died. How similar is Big Food?

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English
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Online
Author: 
Kelly Brownell
Kenneth Warner
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Volume 87, Number 1, pp. 259-294
Publisher: 
The Milbank Quarterly,
Publication Date: 
2009

Compares how both the tobacco and food industries influence public opinion, legislation and regulation, litigation, and the conduct of science. Argues for better standards that are not regulated by the food industry itself.

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Available online.
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Includes bibliographical references.

TRANSforming the food supply

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English
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Health Canada
Publication Date: 
2007

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."

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