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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
835 East River Road
New Glasgow, Nova Scotia
B2H 3S6
Phone: 902 752-7600
Fax: 902 752-6231
Leah Poirier, Public Health Dietitian
Phone: 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
    Phone: 902 752-1066
  • Westside Store, 38 George St. , New Glasgow , NS , B2H 2K1
    Phone: 902 755-9777

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

Health Canada Nutrition & Healthy Eating
Website: http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/fn-an/nutrition/index_e.html

Canada's Food Guide
Website: http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/fn-an/food-guide-aliment/index_e.html

Website: http://www.eatracker.ca
EATracker lets you track your day's food and activity choices and compares them to the guidelines laid out by Health Canada.

Mayo Clinic Nurtition and Healthy Eating
Website: http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/food-and-nutrition/NU99999

Mayo Clinic on Anorexia nervosa
Website: http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/anorexia/DS00606

Mayo Clinic on Bulimia nervosa
Website: http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/bulimia/DS00607

Mayo Clinic on Eating Disorders
Website: http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/eating-disorders/DS00294