WHEREAS Dietitians have the distinct ability to translate the complex science of nutrition into practical healthy eating solutions;
AND WHEREAS Registered Dietitians use their nutrition expertise to help individuals make positive lifestyle changes;
AND WHEREAS Registered Dietitians work throughout our community in the Thompson Clinic, Thompson General Hospital, Northern Spirit Manor, Regional Diabetes Program and various partners with other agencies and programs;
AND WHEREAS Registered Dietitians are advocates for advancing health of Canadians through food and nutrition;
NOW THEREFORE by virtue of the authority vested in me as the Mayor of Thompson, I hereby proclaim March 14, 2018 as "National Dietitians Day” in the City of Thompson, and I encourage all citizens to recognize the contributions of Dietitians and express appreciation for their commitment to promoting science-based food and nutrition in the hope of achieving optimum health for both today and tomorrow.
WHEREAS the goal of National Nutrition month is to encourage all Canadians to eat well;
AND WHEREAS Registered Dietitians are a trusted source of credible nutrition information and are launching a campaign focusing on helping consumers make
healthier food choices;
AND WHEREAS Canadians are interested in healthy eating and want information to help them achieve this goal - Dietitians offer nutrition resources as well as interactive tools on the Dietitians of Canada website - www.dietitians.ca;
AND WHEREAS to celebrate National Nutrition Month, the Dietitians of the City of Thompson have organized fun, educational events which will feature the potential of food to improve health, prevent disease, and keep us well together;
NOW THEREFORE by virtue of the authority vested in me as the Mayor of Thompson, I hereby proclaim the month of March, 2018 as "Nutrition Month” in the City of Thompson.
By virtue of the authority vested in me as the Mayor of Thompson, i hereby proclaim the month of February, 2018 as "heart and stroke month” in the City of Thompson.