Time to Eat
January 14, 2019
This infographic illustrates the average time Canadians spent eating in a typical day in 2015 by region. It also answers the question "Who do Canadians eat with?" and defines "distracted eating."
Creating a Sustainable Food Future – A Menu of Solutions to Feed Nearly 10 Billion People by 2050
January 4, 2019
This synthesis report summarizes the findings of the World Resources Report Creating a Sustainable Food Future. It proposes a five-course menu of options that could allow the world to achieve a sustainable food future by meeting growing demands for food, avoiding deforestation, and reforesting or restoring abandoned and unproductive land—and in ways that help stabilize the climate, promote economic development, and reduce poverty.
Set of Recommendations on the Marketing of Foods and Non-Alcoholic Beverages to Children
October 12, 2018
The purpose of this set of recommendations is to guide efforts by international Member States in designing new and/or strengthening existing policies on food marketing communications to children.
A Framework for Implementing the Set of Recommendations on the Marketing of Foods and Non-Alcoholic Beverages to Children
October 10, 2018
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.
Sodium Intake of Canadians in 2017
August 27, 2018
This report by Health Canada describes current sodium intakes of Canadians in light of the recent voluntary sodium reductions in processed foods using the most recent national dietary survey, the 2015 Canadian Community Health Survey – Nutrition (2015 CCHS).
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.
Food Literacy: A Framework for Healthy Eating
March 23, 2018
This infographic depicts the eleven interconnected attributes of food literacy, organized into the categories of food and nutrition knowledge, food skills, self-efficacy and confidence, food decisions, and other ecologic (external) factors.
A Call to Action for Healthy Eating: Using a Food Literacy Framework for Public Health Program Planning, Policy, and Evaluation
March 23, 2018
The Call to Action for Healthy Eating provides a rationale for and illustrates how food literacy can be used as a comprehensive, evidence-informed framework when planning, implementing, and evaluating programs and services that address healthy eating.
Healthy Food Environment Policy Index (Food-EPI) Ontario
March 2, 2018
Part of the Food-EPI Canada 2017 research, a panel of experts gathered from across Canada to comprehensively assess Canadian food environment policies compared to international benchmarks of current best practices. This evidence document in one of a series for the Canadian provinces, territories and for federal level evidence to support the experts’ assessment of current food environment policy actions and infrastructure supports.