The Navigator is a free online repository of evidence-informed resources and tools designed to help health professionals and community organizations find their way through the complex landscape of healthy eating and nutrition.
A database by the World Cancer Research Fund that provides an overview of implemented government policy actions that promote healthy diets and reduce obesity around the world. Each letter in the word NOURISHING represents one of ten areas where governments need to take action.
This report, by The Arrell Food Institute at the University of Guelph outlines why Canada should have a national school food program. It describes research on the current food and nutrition programs and policies in Canadian schools, identifies gaps and opportunities, and provides a list of […]
This report presents the results of a scan of food literacy programs offered by public health units, community health centres, family health teams, community organizations and non-profits in Ontario, with a focus on programs targeting children, youth, parents, or caregivers.
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.
This toolkit, consisting of a manual and two webinar recordings, provides lesson plans, recipes, and evaluation materials used in the Forest Meets Farm program. This program consisted of a series of four local food literacy workshops designed for four northern Ontario high schools.
This factsheet presents Canadian evidence that demonstrates the impacts of Farm to School activities in the following areas: public health, education and learning, environmental outcomes, community connectedness, and economic outcomes.
The purpose of this report is to share the evaluation of the food literacy programs offered by Hastings Prince Edward Public Health (HPEPH) throughout 2017 and provide recommendations for food literacy interventions in 2018.