What does the new Canada's Food Guide mean for oral health?

2019-02-14 | , Dalhousie University Faculty of Dentistry

February 8, 2019 - Dentistry and dental hygiene students in the Dalhousie Faculty of Dentistry are taught nutrition according to the guidelines found in Canada’s Food Guide. That means the launch of the latest version – the first re-write since 2007 – is like introducing a brand-new textbook. And that’s a good thing, even though the course will need to be revamped to reflect the changes.

 

Prof. Heather Doucette in the School of Dental Hygiene, and Dr. Mary McNally, assistant dean of research and professor in the Department of Dental Clinical Sciences, teach nutrition to students in the Faculty of Dentistry.  They feel that Canada’s Food Guide is the best source of nutritional advice available to them.

 

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