Hydration status and Sport Drinks for Athletes
Proper hydration before you exercise, monitoring your hydration status during exercise, and replacing fluid losses post-exercise are vital to ensuring your body has the fluids it needs to perform.



Guide to Eating Fish for Women, Children and Families
Learn which fish are highest in omega-3 fats, lowest in mercury and How often you can eat them. Also, learn which fish are the best choice for the environment.

Is Glutamine Supplementation Beneficial for Sport Performance?
Glutamine is the most abundant amino acid in the body. It is often considered a "non-essential" amino acid because it is also manufactured by the body (most importantly skeletal muscle).

Coping with Cholesterol
What you need to know about heart disease and blood lipids.
The Global Drug Reference Online
The Global Drug Reference Online (Global DRO) provides athletes and support personnel with information about the prohibited status of specific substances based on the current World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Prohibited List. Visitors can search the Global DRO for specific information on products sold in the United Kingdom, Canada, and the United States.

Prohibited List (HTML)

Global DRO Website


Nutrition and Menopause
Menopause is a natural event that occurs in every woman. It starts at different times in every woman; however usually in women who are past the age of 40.
PowerFuelâ„¢ Nutrition for Hockey Players
Hockey season is back on track, but before you go out to play - have you done your homework to make sure that your body power-fueled? To get the most out of your performance, here are some sport nutrition tips to ensure that you are power-fueled and well hydrated before and after hockey practices and games.
Food Safety
Less than one in five Canadians regularly use the one kitchen tool that can ensure meat and poultry is safe and cooked to perfection - a food thermometer. In fact, most Canadians do NOT even own one.
Iron in Health and Fitness
Iron is the component of hemoglobin that binds oxygen and allows it to be transported from the lungs to the muscles via the blood . Studies have shown that males regularly achieve their recommended intake, however females do not.
How Good Is Your Balance?
Balance is an important factor in preventing bone fractures. Osteoporosis may weaken bones, but the lack of balance causes falls, which fracture your bones.
A Six Step Planner to PowerFuelâ„¢ Nutrition
With these next six steps you will improve your nutritional knowledge and be able to take advantage of proven nutrition techniques to improve your health and performance!
Eat right Ontario
Diabetes Menu Plan for Prevention and Management

Do athletes pay enough attention to nutrition?
Most people, athletes and non-athletes alike, tell me that they are aware of the importance of good nutrition, but when they sit down to eat, their eating patterns are often less than optimal.
Masters Athletes
Are you 35 yrs of age or older and athletic? Then you are a master level athlete! Surveys suggest that most master athletes do NOT consume sufficient energy to support needs.


Diabetes Menu Plan for Prevention and Management