Healthy Eating

Introduction


Healthy eating is fundamental to good health and is important in reducing the risk of many chronic diseases.

Resources


5 steps for healthy eating for youth

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Healthy Eating

5 tips for healthy eating

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Healthy Eating

Assess your BMI – Adults

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Healthy weight

Assess your BMI – Children

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Healthy weight

Body and mind: information on food and nutrition

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Various links

Breastfeeding tips

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Nutrition for infants, children and youth

Calories found on the nutrition facts labels

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Nutritional food values and nutrient standards

Cholesterol and diabetes: managing your cholesterol 

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Fats/cholesterol

Choosing Whole Grains FAQs

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Grains and fibres

Chronic kidney disease

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Nutrition and diseases

Colour choices in your fruits and vegetables

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Various links

Cooking Healthy food

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Healthy Eating

Cookspiration

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Healthy Recipes

Diabetes prevention

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Healthy Eating

Dietary Healthy eating videos Dietitians of Canada Video Library

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Videos

Dieting and teen health

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Healthy weight

Dieting information for teens

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Healthy weight

Dietitian contact centres across Canada

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Dietitian Information

Dietitians of Canada

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Dietitian Information

Dining Out

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Healthy Eating

Do I need a vitamin/mineral supplement

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Healthy Eating

Eating well with Canada's food guide

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Healthy Eating

Eating well with Canada's food guide: First Nations, Inuit and Métis

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Healthy Eating

EatRight Ontario

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Various links

Facts about milk products

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Various links

Facts on artificial sweeteners

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Sugar

Feeding Infants and Toddlers (0-24 months)

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Nutrition for infants, children and youth

Feeding your baby in the first year

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Nutrition for infants, children and youth

Find a Dietitian near you

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Dietitian Information

Food sources of cholesterol and Omega-3

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Fats/cholesterol

Food sources of fibre

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Grains and fibres

Food sources of sodium

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Sodium/salt

Food sources of soluble fibre

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Grains and fibres

General Information Caffeine

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Caffeine

General Information Water

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Water

Grain products are part of a healthy diet

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Grains and fibres

Grains and starches

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Nutritional food values and nutrient standards

Guidelines for choosing a weight loss program

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Healthy weight

Healthy eating

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Various links

Healthy eating for the family in Cantonese

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Videos

Healthy eating for your blood pressure

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Sodium/salt

Healthy eating resources for children

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Nutrition for infants, children and youth

Healthy meal plans for the young athlete

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Nutrition for infants, children and youth

Healthy nutrition for children’s dental health

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Various links

Healthy nutrition for dental health

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Healthy weight loss after pregnancy

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Healthy weight

Healthy weights for children and youth

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Healthy weight

How much is one serving of food?

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Food guide servings

How much sodium is in our foods

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Sodium/salt

How much sugar should we eat?

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Sugar

How to count individual food servings in a meal

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Food guide servings

How to reduce your sodium intake

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Sodium/salt

Hypertension Canada

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Various links

Information on fibre intake

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Grains and fibres

Information on vegetarian diets

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Various links

Informed Dining program

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Healthy Eating

Is my child growing well?

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Healthy Eating

Liver disease

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Nutrition and diseases

Loss of kidney function

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Nutrition and diseases

Lowering cancer risk for Aboriginal people

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Health eating

Lowering your Risk of Cancer

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Healthy Eating

Maintaining a healthy body weight

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Healthy weight

Meat and alternatives

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Nutritional food values and nutrient standards

Menu Planner

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Healthy Eating

Milk and alternatives

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Nutritional food values and nutrient standards

New directions in cancer prevention research

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Nutrient Value of Some Common Foods

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Nutritional food values and nutrient standards

Nutrition advice for different ages and stages in life

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Healthy Eating

Nutrition and exercise for a healthy liver

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Various links

Nutrition and fitness

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Nutrition facts table

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Labelling

Nutrition Labelling videos

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Videos

Nutrition labelling 

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Labelling

Nutrition labels: what they tell us and how to read them

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Various links

Nutrition Resource Centre

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Nutrition for infants, children and youth

Nutrition screening tools

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Various links

Organic foods

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Healthy Eating

Planning healthy meals

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Healthy Eating

Questions and answers on eating disorders and weight preoccupation

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Various links

Recommended number of food guide servings per day

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Food guide servings

Reducing sodium in your diet

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Sodium/salt

Schools and nutrition: facts and recommendations

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Various links

Self assessment: calculate my calcium intake

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Various links

Shopping for healthy food

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Healthy Eating

Should I try a low carbohydrate diet to lose weight?

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Healthy weight

Sodium and its health risks

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Sodium/salt

Sports hydration: staying hydrated while active

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Various links

Sugar substitutes

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Sugar

Sugary Drink Sense Fact Sheet

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Sugar

Sugary drinks

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Sugar

Sweeteners that increase blood glucose levels

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Sugar

The DASH diet to lower high blood pressure

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Diets

Tips for educators on cholesterol and diabetes 

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Fats/cholesterol

Track your eating

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Healthy weight

Trans fats

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Fats/cholesterol

Trans fatty acids and heart disease and stroke

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Fats/cholesterol

Vegetarian diets

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Diets

Vegetarian diets for children and teens

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Diets

Video on sodium in Chinese

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Videos

What are functional foods

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Various links

What to consider when eating fats

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Fats/cholesterol

What's a serving?

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Food guide servings

When your child is a picky eater

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Nutrition for infants, children and youth

Documents


Detailed information on dietary sodium

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Sodium/salt

Dietary information for South Asians

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Various links

Eating well with Canada's food guide PDF

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Healthy Eating

Eating well with Canada's food guide: First Nations, Inuit and Métis PDF

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Healthy Eating

Snacks and sweet foods

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Nutritional food values and nutrient standards