Putting Good Food on the Table ~ Policy Change is Necessary

With the British Columbia Provincial Election on May 9, 2017 and political campaigns in full swing, I want to talk about a major public health, social justice and human rights issue that lies at the core of a healthy population: Food Security. It is knowing you have enough money to buy nutritious food on a…

Inspirational Tuesday ~ Food Security in the ‘Invisible North’

Food security is an issue near and dear to my heart.  Although I live in Canada, not all our citizens have access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food to maintain a healthy and active life at all times. Food security is not just a poverty issue. It is a much larger issue that involves the whole…

Gluten Intolerance ~ It’s About The Food System

In September 2016, I wrote a blog post “Oh Gluten, why do I not eat you so“. I do not have Celiac Disease but have chosen to exclude gluten (for the most part) from my diet. My article was a tongue-in-cheek review of societal perceptions when it comes to those of us who are ‘gluten…