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Children's Nutrition

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Gale databaseVisit our Health & Wellness Resource Center database for electronic articles and up-to-date information on Children's Nutrition. This service provided by your public library is accessible and free to those having a Pictou-Antigonish Regional library card.

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Local Information, Organizations and Featured Links

Ellyn Satter: helping children and adults be joyful and competent with eating
Website: http://www.ellynsatterinstitute.org/
Find information on childhood feeding problems, children's eating and growth, how much children need to eat, and more...

Health Canada Children & Healthy Eating
Website: http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/fn-an/nutrition/child-enfant/index-eng.php

Canada's Food Guide - Children
Website: http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/fn-an/food-guide-aliment/choose-choix/advice-conseil/child-enfant-eng.php

Dietitians of Canada
Website: http://www.dietitians.ca/
Provides trusted evidence-based nutrition information you can use.

Nutritionist, Department of Public Health, GASHA
Martha Centre, Suite 200
23 Bay Street
Antigonish, NS, B2G 2G7
Phone: Karen MacKinnon 902 747-3367
Qualified professional nutritionist works with individuals, families, community groups and schools to promote good nutritional practices.

Public Health Services - Pictou County Health Authority
825 East River Rd.
Aberdeen Professional Centre 2nd Floor,
New Glasgow, NS, B2H 3S6
Ph: 902 752-5151
Fax: 902 755-7175
Leah Poirier, Public Health Dietitian
Ph: 902 752-7600 Ext. 3335

Aberdeen Hospital Outpatient Dietitian
Contact: 902 752-7600 ext 2590

Nutrition support classes are held at:

  • Sobey's Aberdeen Mall Store, 610 East River Rd. , New Glasgow , NS , B2H 3S2
    Ph: 902 752-1066
  • Westside Store, 38 George St. , New Glasgow , NS , B2H 2K1
    Ph: 902 755-9777
    Contact: Sobeys Dietitian

Health Connections Resource Centre
HEALTH CONNECTIONS in the People's Place Library. 283 Main Street, Antigonish, NS B2G 2C3
Ph: 902 863-7369
Fax: 902 863-9318
Email: smithlj@gasha.nshealth.ca
Provides free health information and support.