The Potential of Food

March 29, 2019
Nutrition

We are nearing the end of March, which, for those who don’t know, is National Nutrition Month. Food plays a large role in our everyday lives- a quick breakfast to get you through the morning, grabbing a coffee and snack with a coworker, celebrating your friend’s birthday with drinks and appetizers or spending time with family over a holiday dinner. It is beneficial for us to recognize the importance of food in our society.
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he theme of Nutrition Month is to π‘ˆπ‘›π‘™π‘œπ‘π‘˜ π‘‘β„Žπ‘’ π‘ƒπ‘œπ‘‘π‘’π‘›π‘‘π‘–π‘Žπ‘™ π‘œπ‘“ πΉπ‘œπ‘œπ‘‘. What does this mean?

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Food has the potential to 𝑓𝑒𝑒𝑙 us by providing us with energy and nutrients to keep our bodies running and performing.

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Food has the potential to help us π‘‘π‘–π‘ π‘π‘œπ‘£π‘’π‘Ÿ new recipes, flavours, textures, cultures, and more.

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Food has the potential to π‘π‘Ÿπ‘’π‘£π‘’π‘›π‘‘ chronic diseases such as Type 2 diabetes and heart disease.

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Food has the potential to β„Žπ‘’π‘Žπ‘™ current diseases or illnesses.

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And finally, food has the potential to π‘π‘Ÿπ‘–π‘›π‘” 𝑒𝑠 π‘‘π‘œπ‘”π‘’π‘‘β„Žπ‘’π‘Ÿ through connection and time spent with our loved ones.

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