Nutritional first in Canada Games history
Forthe first time in Canada Games history, the food being served at the event will be managed by its own service and supervised by a nutritionist. “In addition to promoting physical activity, we are proud to be focusing on health. The Canada Games Council has endorsed the quality and relevance of the principles we are putting forward, using them as a basis to create its own food policy. We are very pleased that our policy will serve as a model for future editions of the Canada Games,” commented Martin Frechette, the nutritionist and manager of the Sherbrooke 2013’s Food and Beverage Services on the internet site.
The new food policy will have four guiding principles: to respect the greater nutritional needs of Participants of the Canada Games will have access to the cafeteria at the Games Village
on the Bishop’s University campus. athletes; to respect the general goals of Canada’s Food guide; to guide the public and visitors in making healthy food choices; and to promote the consumption of local and eco-friendly products.
A good portion (80%) of the foods and beverages available for athletes as well as volunteers, VIPs and spectators, will respect the criteria established by the nutritionist regarding sodium, added sugar, saturated and industrial trans fats, allergies and religious and cultural restrictions.
TheKiwi hockey team, a sight to behold in their bright green hockey jerseys, came back from an early loss on Friday night to win last weekend’s friendly tournament at the Pat Burns Arena. The Kiwis, who were missing a few players on Friday night, lost against the Moisan team with a score of 7 to 5. According to arena manager Marc Parent, “the