Dispelling nutrition myths, ranting, and occasionally, raving

Follow Friday: @EconomicPolicy



Check-out this really neat interactive site on income inequality. I’m earning more than $17, 000 less than the average person like myself. I’m also earning more than $22, 000 less than what I could be if wages had grown with productivity (based on American figures). I’d love to see a Canadian counterpart to this site!

If you’re wondering what this has to do with nutrition… Did you know that income is the number one factor affecting food security? Healthy food tends to be one of the first expenses to go to the way-side when money is tight.

Author: Diana

I'm a registered dietitian from Nova Scotia, living and working in Ontario, Canada. My goal is to help people see food and nutrition from a different perspective and understand that nutrition and health are not necessarily a result of personal choice.

2 thoughts on “Follow Friday: @EconomicPolicy

  1. Wow. A real eye opener for sure. I knew it was bad, but making 11,000 more than a women who is my age and equally as trained is blatant discrimination. Thanks so much for sharing this :)


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