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.
Weight bias refers to the negative attitudes, beliefs, assumptions and judgments towards individuals based on their weight, shape, appearance, or Body Mass Index (BMI). This position statement was developed for use by public health professionals or community organizations working to reduce weight bias.
The Burden of Chronic Diseases in Ontario report provides data and evidence to support health system planning, and policy and program development for chronic disease prevention in Ontario. This report was produced jointly by Cancer Care Ontario and Public Health Ontario.
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.
These guidelines recommend a comprehensive set of interventions (including dietary) for reducing the risk of cognitive decline and dementia based on current research evidence.
Please note that the WHO guidelines on a healthy diet may differ in some respects from Canada’s Food Guide.
Ontario Dietitians in Public Health (ODPH) members have identified professional concerns across the province on the prevalence of weight stigmatization and its impact on health. It was recognized that there was a need for a coordinated approach to guide public health in supporting health promotion efforts, […]
The ParticipACTION Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth is the most comprehensive assessment of child and youth physical activity in Canada, and is based on data from peer-reviewed research.
Nibi Giinwiindawan (We Are Water) is a five module curriculum for communities/schools/youth programs interested in creating dialogue and discussion around the human relationship with water. Combining western and traditional knowledge and methods, youth will discover and share their own stories surrounding the vital importance and sacredness of water.
This fact sheet is intended to help food service premises owners and operators, public health stakeholders, and the general public understand, implement and enforce Ontario’s menu labelling legislation as it may apply to cafeteria-style food service premises.