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Teens can learn food safety habits, but reinforcement needed

Each year, the Government of Canada estimates that one in eight Canadians get sick from a foodborne illness, for a total of 4 million Canadians. Anyone who has ever been through a bout of food poisoning will most likely never forget how terrible and traumatic it was. Public health officials from local to federal levels often warn about how young children, the elderly, pregnant women,… Continue Reading

High Schoolers Not Getting Enough Fruits and Veggies

High school students aren’t consuming enough fruits and vegetables, and may therefore be at a greater risk for many chronic diseases, certain cancers, and obesity, according to a report released last week. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) analyzed data on the amount of fruit and vegetables eaten by high school students in 2010… Continue Reading