Packaged Food Database
July 30, 2019
This interactive database indicates which packaged foods and beverages meet the various nutrition standards and guidelines for childcare, schools, workplaces, and recreation settings in Ontario. Program providers can use this database to make decisions about which foods to offer in these settings.
Trousse de mise en oeuvre de NutriSTEP 2015
April 11, 2018
Originally published in 2008, NutriSTEP has been replaced by a refreshed version (2015). This Toolkit includes everything you need to plan a nutrition screening program in your community for toddlers and preschoolers. This Toolkit is also available in English.
NutriSTEP® Implementation Toolkit 2015
April 6, 2018
The NutriSTEP® Implementation Toolkit, originally published in 2008, has been replaced by a refreshed version (2015). This Toolkit includes everything you need to plan a nutrition screening program in your community for toddlers and preschoolers.This Toolkit is also available in French.
Canada’s Food Guide Consultation PHASE 1 – What We Heard Report
March 26, 2018
This report presents a summary of what Health Canada heard from Phase 1 of Canada’s Food Guide Consultation. Feedback was submitted by participants via an e-Workbook that was available and completed online between October 24, 2016 and December 8, 2016.
Canada’s Food Guide Consultation PHASE 2 – What We Heard Report
March 26, 2018
This report presents the findings of the second open consultation for Canada’s Food Guide. It is a synthesis of the feedback received from over 6,000 unique contributors through online discussion forums and questionnaires collected on behalf of Health Canada. The objective of the Phase 2 consultation was to get feedback on proposed Guiding Principles and Recommendations.
Child Care Healthy Eating and Active Living Guidelines
February 21, 2017
These guidelines help ensure consistent standards of practice in child care settings. Healthy Eating guidelines promote healthy eating by providing a wide range of nutritious and safe foods in a positive and supportive environment. Active Living Guidelines aim to enable child care educators to promote, role model, and engage children in daily physical activity and provide opportunities for children to develop physical literacy skills.These guidelines are also available in French.
Healthy Food Guidelines For First Nations Communities
January 18, 2017
These guidelines are intended to support community members in educating each other about better food and drink choices to offer in schools, meetings, homes, cultural and recreational events, and in restaurants.
Getting Children Aged 5 to 12 Years to Eat More Fruit and Vegetables – An Evidence Summary
December 13, 2016
This evidence summary from Australia provides recommendations for planning comprehensive interventions based on the best available evidence current as of June 2009 on increasing fruit and vegetable consumption among children aged 5 to 12 years.
November 22, 2016
This UK based program was developed to encourage children to eat more fruit and vegetables both in school and at home. It is based on positive role models (the Food Dudes characters), repeated tasting and rewards.
Paint Your Plate! Create a Masterpiece – Vegetables and Fruit Action Guide for Schools
November 22, 2016
This action guide contains practical information, resources and tools to help schools increase the amount of vegetables and fruit their students eat at school and at home.