Dietitians love food and our curiosity to understand the science behind it drives us. Like all regulated health professionals, we undergo comprehensive and rigorous training, both on the job and in universities. You can find us working everywhere, including in health care, the food industry, education, business, government, and many other places.
We collaborate with our patients, clients, industry and government leaders, and communities to deliver reliable, life-changing advice.
Find out more here about dietitians and the difference between a dietitian and a nutritionist.
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The Canadian Food Inspection Agency works with food manufacturers, farmers, and grocery stores to make sure that our food supply is safe. Once you purchase the food, it is up to you to make sure that you handle and store it properly to prevent spoilage or contamination from bacteria that cause foodborne illness. Read on to learn some food storage tips.
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