Category: Cause of the Month

COTM_ National Nutrition Month Romeo DiBattista Jr

COTM: National Nutrition Month

Nutrition practices and theories vary greatly throughout the world, and even within communities. Vegetarian, low-carb, no sugar, and low-fat are all specific diets. However, nutrition goes beyond the rules we follow and into our meals themselves. Do we eat Indian, Mexican, French, or American cuisine? Even at a molecular level, we need different vitamins, nutrients, […]

COTM_ Heart Health Awareness Romeo DiBattista Jr

COTM: Heart Health Awareness

February may be bleak and dreary, but it also signifies a cause that is close to many of us: heart health awareness. Almost all of us can think of someone we know or have heard of who has had a heart condition. Over 600,000 people die every year from a heart-related condition in the US, […]

Alzheimer's Awareness Month Romeo DiBattista Jr

COTM: Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

For the past few months, I’ve been writing about a different charity or cause of the month. Today, I want to talk about Alzheimer’s Awareness. The goal of this cause is to spread knowledge of Alzheimer’s Disease so that every person has some knowledge about it. I am going to go over what the disease […]

White Ribbon Day Romeo DiBattista Jr

White Ribbon Day

This is the second in a series of blogs titled “Cause of the Month”. December 6th is the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women (or White Ribbon Day) in Canada. Today, I decided to write a blog talking about it, not only because it is today, but also because it is […]

November: Diabetes Awareness Month Romeo DiBattista Jr

November: Diabetes Awareness Month

This month, I’m starting a series of blogs that will go over the month’s charitable cause. November is Diabetes Awareness Month, which does not get as much coverage as many months. However, diabetes is a growing concern in Canada and many other parts of the world. In 2015, Diabetes Canada estimated that 9.3% of people […]

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