La Banque d’alimentation d’Ottawa offre maintenant leurs communications en français

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Vous avez peut-être remarqué que nos médias sociaux sont bilingues … maintenant notre site Web et nos articles de blog le sont aussi! Depuis quelque temps, nous recevons des messages et des commentaires nous demandant d’offrir nos communications en anglais et en français. Nous sommes désormais en mesure de répondre à ces demandes! Il y […]

Le mois du cœur semaine 4: les faits sur les fibres

The facts on Fibre

Les fibres sont importantes pour la santé et jouent un rôle spécial dans la santé cardiaque. Les fibres ne se trouvent que dans les aliments végétaux, ce qui explique en partie pourquoi les plantes sont si bonnes pour nous, que ce soit les noix, les haricots, les céréales, les graines, les légumes ou les fruits. […]

Heart Month Week 3: The Facts on Fats

Some fats are essential to good health and will prevent nutrient deficiency Fats also help the body to absorb vitamins A, D, E and K. Fats are a great source of energy When we think of fats in relation to heart health, we think of cholesterol and inflammation. The aim of a heart healthy diet […]

Thank you RCMP Musical Ride and Open House Food Drive!

Thank you to the amazing people and officers behind the RCMP Musical Ride Open House for once again turning this amazing event into an effort to support the Ottawa Food Bank. We truly appreciate this incredible ongoing support. Visitors were able to tour the stables and meet the horses and riders of the world famous […]

Registration Open for Food Sort Challenge

Presented by Mondeau Bathroom & Kitchen Sign up TODAY for Ottawa’s most unique event and challenge. Our 2020 Food Sort Challenge is taking place on May 1st at Aberdeen Pavilion and it’s going to be better than ever! We’re adding recreational rounds and professional streams; and this year will be more challenging than ever thanks […]

Heart Month Week 2: Shake the Salt Habit

Changing how and what we eat is one way to help keep our heart healthy Canadians are still eating more than the recommended daily amount of salt. This is important because salt can raise blood pressure and put a person at higher risk for a stroke or heart attack. However, we do need some salt […]

Heart Month Week 1: Cooking with Whole Grains

February is Heart Month and we want to share tips all month long to help keep you heart as healthy as possible. The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada state that 8 out of 10 cases of premature heart disease and stroke are preventable with healthy lifestyle behaviours. This is often easier said than done […]