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The Navigator

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.
Chronic Disease Prevention
January 1, 2019
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.
Food Environment
December 11, 2018
This document is a follow-up to the event “Exploring Opportunities in Group Food Purchasing” hosted by Region of Waterloo Public Health and Emergency Services and the Nutrition Resource Centre (now Nutrition Connections) on November 2, 2018.
Health Equity
June 26, 2018
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, […]
Chronic Disease Prevention
June 1, 2018
Joint review and recommendations for using the World Health Organization's (WHO) updated growth charts produced by Dietitians of Canada, Canadian Paediatric Society, The College of Family Physicians of Canada, Community Health Nurses of Canada and supported by the Public Health Agency of Canada.
Food Environment
December 1, 2017
This report summarizes research by the University of Toronto which aimed to evaluate policies and actions that federal, provincial and territorial governments are taking to create a healthier food environment in Canada. Prioritized recommendations for federal government actions emerged, and specific policy recommendations for each participating province and territory were made to improve the food environment and provide the infrastructure necessary to support implementing effective policy.