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 […]
Food Literacy for Students Act, 2020
February 6, 2021
The Education Act is amended to provide that curriculum guidelines shall require that courses of study be developed in experiential food literacy education and healthy eating for every grade from grade 1 through grade 12. The courses of study must ensure that students are given opportunities […]
Documenting Traditional Food Systems of Indigenous Peoples: International Case Studies–Guidelines for Procedures
June 23, 2019
A document containing templates, sample survey formats, contractual agreements template, and guideline templates to assist in the execution of the Centre for Indigenous People’s Nutrition and Environment (CIN) research project in different regions.
Food Insecurity and Mental Health
March 28, 2019
This fact sheet outlines the bilateral relationship between food insecurity and mental health.
Food Literacy Report 2017
August 22, 2018
The purpose of this report is to share the evaluation of the food literacy programs offered by Hastings Prince Edward Public Health (HPEPH) throughout 2017 and provide recommendations for food literacy interventions in 2018.
Food Procurement, Food Skills & Food Insecurity
June 6, 2018
This fact sheet summarizes findings from a study using Canadian Community Health Survey data on food insecurity and its relationship with food skills and practices of adults.
Garden, Grow and Learn
May 23, 2018
This resource provides tips on how to keep safe and healthy while enjoying the benefits of a school garden.
Provincial and Territorial Guidance Document for the development of Nutrient Criteria for Foods and Beverages in Schools
February 2, 2018
This technical document is intended to: guide and support provinces and territories as they develop and revise their guidelines over time; and facilitate the food industry to develop or reformulate food and beverage products that use this nutrient criteria for procurement by jurisdictions school nutrition guidelines and policies.
City of Hamilton’s Corporate Food and Beverage Policy
December 22, 2017
This policy story describes the City of Hamilton’s corporate Healthy Food and Beverage policy and provides a synopsis of the origin of the policy, the policy pilot phase and key lessons learned.
Healthy Menu Choices Act, 2015 – Application of the Act in Restaurants
December 12, 2017
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 regulated restaurants.