Healthy Eating Curriculum Supports
June 2, 2020
The Grey Bruce Public Health Unit developed this toolkit to provide resources for educators teaching the Health and Physical Education Curriculum. The toolkit provides grade specific support (kindergarten through grade 12), and includes resources in both English and French.
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.
Programme de prévention du diabète en soins primaires de l’Ontario
April 1, 2018
This implementation guide is intended to introduce primary care organizations to Ontario’s Primary Care Diabetes Prevention Program and support effective and efficient implementation of the program by providing concrete examples, strategies considerations and testimonials – all from an Ontario. This Toolkit is also available in English.
Cooking Basics for Kids – First Nations Edition
May 12, 2017
This manual is a tool to teach basic cooking skills, kitchen safety and food safety to indigenous school-aged children.
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.
Student Nutrition Program Nutrition Guidelines, 2020
December 13, 2016
The purpose of the Student Nutrition Program Nutrition Guidelines is to help to model the most healthful breakfast, morning meal, lunch and snack foods for children and youth participating in Ontario Student Nutrition Program. These guidelines are also available in French.
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.
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.
A Framework for Implementing the Set of Recommendations on the Marketing of Foods and Non-Alcoholic Beverages to Children
August 25, 2016
This framework document has been developed in response to the mandate of resolution World Health Assembly 63.14 – to endorse a set of recommendations on the marketing of foods and non-alcoholic beverages to children - and is aimed at policy-makers wanting to apply the recommendations in their individual territories.
Food Services + Cooking + Gardening + Education
August 23, 2016
A curriculum based nutritional intervention in California focused on improving school food services, offering healthy menu items made from locally-grown, sustainable ingredients.In Ontario, schools must comply with PPM 150: school food and beverage policy.