COVID-19, Stress & Weight
February 2, 2022
View this webinar by Nutrition Connections to hear a interdisciplinary panel discussion on how COVID-19 has impacted our mental health, stress levels, eating habits, and body image. During this session, experts provide practical insight into how you can help support your clients, family members, and friends […]
2018 Clinical Practice Guidelines Quick Reference Guide
October 28, 2021
This quick reference guide includes key topics and decision support from the 2018 Clinical Practice Guidelines (Updated for 2020).
Diabetes Canada 2018 Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Prevention and Management of Diabetes in Canada
October 28, 2021
The Diabetes Canada Clinical Practice Guidelines are intended to guide practice; inform general patterns of care; enhance diabetes prevention efforts in Canada; and reduce the burden of diabetes complications. The intended users of these guidelines are all health-care professionals that are involved in the management of […]
7 Key Findings on The Benefits of Healthy School Meals for All
June 22, 2021
This infographic presents the 7 key findings from a systematic review that reveals how healthy school meals for all benefit students and schools.
Assessing the existing evidence base on school food and nutrition policies: a scoping review
June 21, 2021
This report by the World Health Organization presents the results of a scoping review conducted in 2019 to identify and map existing evidence on the effects of school food and nutrition policies on health-related outcomes in children of school age. School-based food and nutrition interventions were […]
The Healthy Food Environment Policy Index (Food-EPI): European Union
April 25, 2021
This report by Policy Evaluation Network outlines an assessment of European Union (EU)-level policies influencing food environments and priority actions to create healthy food environments in the EU.
Healthy Eating for a Healthy Baby
April 12, 2021
This resource for pregnant women includes information on baby building nutrients, foods and beverages to limit or avoid, food safety, sample menus, recipes and more. This consumer facing resource was updated in 2021 by Nutrition Connections with support from external reviewers.
Sugar-sweetened beverage taxation in the Region of the Americas
March 24, 2021
This publication provides economic concepts related to the economic rationale for using sugar-sweetened beverage taxes and the costs associated with obesity; key considerations on tax design including tax types, bases, and rates; an overview of potential tax revenue and earmarking; and responses to frequent questions about […]
The Health At Every Size® Approach
February 16, 2021
The Health At Every Size® (HAES®) approach is a continuously evolving alternative to the weight-centered approach to treating clients and patients of all sizes. It is also a movement working to promote size-acceptance, to end weight discrimination, and to lessen the cultural obsession with weight loss […]
A proposal to increase taxes on sugar-sweetened beverages in Canada
January 28, 2021
This position statement by the Canadian Paediatric Society highlights recent research on the correlation between increasing taxes on sugar-sweetened beverages with decreased consumption in some jurisdictions. The excessive consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages has been strongly associated with weight gain, chronic disease development, and dental caries. This […]