Certificate of compliance

PEN: Practice-based Evidence in Nutrition

is in compliance with the HONcode

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3 Years

Certificate validity: 29 Dec 2016 - Dec 2017

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Date of initial review:

04 Dec 2013

Certificate validity:

29 Dec 2016 - Dec 2017

Date of last visit:

29 Dec 2016
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Content identified by the HONcode team

The content below is a sample of the content identified at a specific date by the HONcode team that justifies the respect of the eight ethical principles.


A DC Expert Advisory Committee initially guided key decisions on practitioners' needs, topic selection and promotion. Members of the Advisory Committee included Beth Armour, Janet Chappell, Liz DaSilva, Elaine Eppler, Kristyn Hall, Brenda Hotson and Cathy Seward.

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The information included on this website is based on the best available evidence at the time of writing. It has been independently researched, written and reviewed by dietitians and other health professionals using established protocols, to assist practitioners to make practice decisions. It should be used to complement, not replace, sound clinical judgment. While every effort is made to ensure information contained on this website is accurate and up-to-date, errors may occasionally occur. Neither Dietitians of Canada nor any dietetic associations contributing to or licensing the content in PEN: Practice-based Evidence in Nutrition® assumes any responsibility or liability arising from any error in or omission of information, or from the use of any information or advice contained within this website or provided by your health care professional.

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Privacy Policy

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The data displayed correspond to only one of the selected samples.


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Updated April 15, 2016

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This principle is not applicable to this site 

Contact Us

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Professional associations, subscription and licensing revenues, government grants and health authorities provide funding for the PEN System.

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The PEN System is not funded by any corporate sponsorship and commercial advertising is not permitted.

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The content of this certificate has been collected by the HON Foundation and may not be used without HON's express consent.

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The Health On the Net (HON) certificate guarantees that this website complies with the eight principles of the HON Foundation's Code of Conduct at the date indicated above. The persons responsible for the site commit to maintaining its compliance with the HONcode principles for the duration of the site's certification.

However, despite the complaint system that has been put in place and the periodic review and automatic monitoring of certified sites to ensure maximum compliance with the HONcode ethical principles, it is impossible to eliminate all risks of incoherence that may appear.

Under no circumstances shall the HON Foundation and/or its partner(s) be held liable for any damages resulting from the use or the inability to use HONcode-certified websites. Similarly, the HON Foundation and/or its partner(s) shall not be held liable for the content of such certified websites or any other website accessible via a hypertext link or through third-party information.

Those responsible for the certified website are responsible for the content of the website unless otherwise provided by law.

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