March is Nationwide Vitamin Month

March is Vitamin Month! The hyperlink between meals and good well being can’t be underestimated. Registered dietitians play an important function in vitamin steering that helps the distinctive wants of NWT residents.

Consuming quite a lot of wholesome meals every day helps to handle weight, forestall sickness, and promote general wellbeing.

This Vitamin Month, follow wholesome consuming by:

  • Planning meals: Being ready makes wholesome consuming simpler.
  • Cooking and consuming collectively: Getting collectively to prepare dinner and eat assist to nurture wholesome consuming habits that final a lifetime. 
  • Procuring correctly: Unhealthy drinks and meals can value greater than you suppose. Make a buying record that can assist you keep centered on shopping for greens (frozen, dried, canned, or recent), entire grains, dried beans and lentils and lean meats and fish.
  • Consuming domestically: Study to reap and put together native wild sport meats, birds, or fish. Strive gardening this 12 months to carry extra greens to your desk.

This month, take into account registering for the two-part “Are You Prepared” Weight Administration Program, taught by NWT Registered Dietitians and provided on-line for FREE to NWT residents. This course will concentrate on the perfect methods to handle your weight whereas having fun with a wholesome life-style.

Course Choices

When: Two choices:

  • March eighth and fifteenth, 2023 6:30pm-8:30pm OR
  • March tenth and seventeenth, 2023 6:30pm-8:30pm

The place: On-line

How: Register by emailing [email protected] along with your full title and the neighborhood you reside in

“Are You Prepared?” lessons will quickly be provided in French. Please e mail [email protected] to tell us if you need to be added to the waitlist for French programs.

For extra info on the “Are Your Prepared” program, please go to Dietitian Providers and Program. For extra info on wholesome consuming and cooking, go to Meals and Vitamin


For media requests, please contact:

Jeremy Chook

Supervisor, Communications  

Division of Well being and Social Providers

Authorities of the Northwest Territories

[email protected]

(867) 767-9052 ext. 49034

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