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.
This menu planning guidance document Intended to assist Registered Dietitians, Nutrition Managers and menu planners to prepare a cycle menu to meet Long Term Care residents’ overall nutritional needs. It is intended primarily for facilities providing 24 -hour care to frail elderly with functional and/or cognitive […]
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.
The Middlesex-London Health Unit created this resource to provide schools with a guide on how to take a healthy approach to fundraising. The resource provides numerous ideas on how schools can fundraise while maintaining their compliance with the School Food and Beverage Policy (P/PM150).
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 French-language NC evidence brief provides an overview of effective approaches to increase food and nutrition knowledge in children, youth, and their parents and identifies implications for food literacy policy and practice. This evidence brief is part of a series on The State of Healthy Eating and […]
In 2019, Healthy Eating Research (a program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation) convened a panel of experts in the charitable food system, nutrition, and food policy fields to create clear, specific recommendations for evidence-based nutrition guidelines tailored to the unique needs and capacity of the […]
This chapter from the 2019 Annual Report of the Office of the Auditor General of Ontario deals with food and nutrition in long-term care homes. The report found that the Ministry of Long-Term care and the long-term care homes do not have sufficient procedures in place […]
This report provides an overview and analysis of provincial and federal policies that have implications for food literacy among children and youth in Ontario. It describes implications for policy and practice and recommendations for how to better support food literacy in Ontario through policy. This report […]
This evidence brief provides an overview of effective approaches to increase food and nutrition knowledge in children, youth, and their parents and identifies implications for food literacy policy and practice.
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.