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.
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.
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.
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, […]
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.
Adapted by Heath Canada, The Newest Vital Sign (NVS) is a screening tool used to quickly and easily measure health literacy using a Nutrition Facts Table. This guide describes how to use the Canadian adaptation of the NVS and provides best practices for implementation.
Adapted by Heath Canada, The Newest Vital Sign (NVS) is a screening tool used to quickly and easily measure health literacy using a sample Nutrition Facts Table. This guide describes how to use the Canadian adaptation of the NVS and provides best practices for implementation.
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.
This US-based policy brief describes factors contributing to higher prevalence rates of diabetes among US racial and ethnic groups, an analysis of the impact of physical proximity to healthy food on diabetes rates and policy recommendations to promote health equity.