WHEREAS Registered 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 the Northern Health Region and our community in the Thompson Clinic, Thompson General Hospital, Northern Spirit Manor, Northern Regional Diabetes Program and various partners partnerships 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 18, 2020 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 Dietitians are a trusted source of credible nutrition information and are launching a campaign to help consumers make healthier food choices and engage in healthy behaviours, like eating with others;
AND WHEREAS Canadians are interested in healthy eating and want information to help them achieve this goal - dietitians offer nutrition resources on the Dietitians of Canada website – www.unlockfood.ca;
AND WHEREAS To celebrate National Nutrition Month, the Registered Dietitians of the Northern Health Region in the City of Thompson have organized a fun, educational campaign which will feature "More than Food: How you eat is important too!”;
NOW THEREFORE by virtue of the authority vested in me as the Mayor of Thompson, I hereby proclaim the month of March, 2020 as "National Nutrition Month” in the City of Thompson.