Food Skills Programming Environmental Scan
April 30, 2021
This report by Nutrition Connections (previously the Nutrition Resource Centre) summarizes an environmental scan of food skills programs being implemented by Ontario public health units (PHUs), community health centres (CHCs), and key community-based organizations operating within Ontario were identified. The purpose of this resource is to […]
Feeding Your Baby
April 12, 2021
This newly updated resource includes information to help parents and caregivers of babies six months to one year: know when their baby is ready for solid foods, how to introduce new foods and textures, foods and beverages to offer, feeding tips and more.
Plate Visual- Working with First Nations Saskatchewan
March 24, 2021
Registered dietitians and First Nations Working Group in Saskatchewan have collaborated to produce a toolkit to provide recipes and plate visuals that are representative of traditional foods. Recipes included within the booklet demonstrate how traditional foods can be included in the 2019 Canada’s Food Guide Plate.
Gifts From Our Relations- Indigenous Original Foods Guide
March 24, 2021
The National Indigenous Diabetes Association produced a resource booklet honouring 18 commonly consumed traditional foods (plants/animals) that are Indigenous to Turtle Island. This guide provides insight into original food consumption as a means of reducing the incidence and prevalence of type 2 diabetes in First Nations, […]
Feeding Infants and Children from Birth to 24 Months – Summarizing Existing Guidance (2020)
July 21, 2020
This consensus study report collects, compares, and summarizes existing recommendations on what and how to feed infants and young children from birth to 24 months of age. This report makes recommendations to stakeholders on strategies for communicating and disseminating feeding recommendations.
The EAT-Lancet Commission Summary Report
May 5, 2019
This report is an adapted summary of the Commission Food in The Anthropocene: the EAT-Lancet Commission on Healthy Diets From Sustainable Food Systems. It sets out global scientific targets for healthy diets and sustainable food production.
Guidelines on physical activity, sedentary behaviour and sleep for children under 5 years of age
April 30, 2019
These guidelines provide recommendations on the amount of time in a 24-hour day that young children under 5 years of age, should spend being physically active or sleeping for their health and well being, and the maximum recommended time these children should spend on screen-based sedentary activities or time restrained.
Food Insecurity and Mental Health
March 28, 2019
This fact sheet outlines the bilateral relationship between food insecurity and mental health.
Change in total sugars consumption among Canadian children and adults
February 6, 2019
The objective of this analysis by Statistics Canada was to describe the Canadian population's dietary intakes of total sugars in 2015, and compare these results with estimates from 2004. Data are from the 2004 and 2015 Canadian Community Health Survey-Nutrition.
Canada’s Dietary Guidelines for Health Professionals and Policy Makers
February 5, 2019
This report sets out Health Canada’s guidelines and considerations on healthy eating for Canadians aged 2 years of age and older. Based on the best available scientific evidence, they promote healthy eating and overall nutritional well-being, and support improvements to the Canadian food environment.