News - Dec 2010

3rd Annual Health Professionals’ Forum a Success

December 22, 2010

On November 10th, health professionals, industry members and academia gathered at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair to attend the 3rd Annual Health Professionals’ Forum. Presenters included academics, Dr. Alison Duncan who discussed the link between agriculture, food and health, and Dr. Ken Stark who explained strategies to help improve omega-3 intake in Long Term Care and retirement homes. In addition Elaine de Grandpre from Health Canada shed some light on the new initiative to help consumers better understand the Nutrition Facts label. And finally, before touring the Royal, attendees engaged in a panel discussion on functional foods hosted by Leslie Beck, R.D.

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