Struggling to eat: Food insecurity and use of mental health services
August 27, 2018
This evidence summary outlines research which sought to investigate a connection between an Ontario adult’s level of food insecurity and use of publically-funded healthcare services for Ontario.
Food Procurement, Food Skills & Food Insecurity
June 6, 2018
This fact sheet summarizes findings from a study using Canadian Community Health Survey data on food insecurity and its relationship with food skills and practices of adults.
Food Insecurity and Breastfeeding
March 26, 2018
This visual research abstract shows the relation between household food insecurity and breastfeeding in Canada.
Increasing Indigenous Children’s Access to Traditional Foods in Early Childhood Programs
May 10, 2017
This report aims to provide a better understanding of the circumstances that positively and negatively affect the access and use of high-protein traditional foods in early childhood programs for indigenous children.
Community Food Security Assessment Toolkit
November 20, 2016
This US-based toolkit contains standardized measurement tools for assessing various aspects of community food security. Includes a general guide to community assessment and materials for examining six basic components related to community food security.
The Real Cost of Eating Well
November 13, 2015
This video, developed by Elgin St. Thomas Public Health, uses nutritious food basket data and real-life story to decribe the issue of food insecurity in the community.