Websites

Health Canada

A comprehensive site for Canadians to find the latest nutrition and health updates. Readers will be able to find specific information on food safety, nutrition labeling, and Canada’s Food Guide. Nutrition guidelines on healthy eating can be found for different stages in life (infancy, pregnancy, elderly, etc) Pertinent information regarding food recalls, evidence based nutrition policies and standards can also be found.

Dietitians of Canada

This site provides trusted nutrition information to Canadians. Standards and resources are developed to support dietitians in their professional development. This site will allow you to find a dietitian in your area as well as a dietitian in a specific scope of practice. Daily nutrition tips, healthy recipes and a host of other resources to help you live healthier are found on this site.

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) is the world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals. AND is committed to improving the nation’s health and advancing the profession of dietetics through research, education and advocacy. Nutrition trends, tips, and advice, press releases and video libraries are found on this site.

Nutrition.gov

This wonderful resource provides practical information on healthy eating, dietary supplements, fitness and how to keep food safe. The site is current with the latest nutrition news and features as well as links to interesting sites. Dietary guidelines for Americans can be found on this site as well as Federal Nutrition Assistance programs. Another great tool on this site is the USDA Nutrient Database where you can find the nutrition profile on certain foods.

Center for Science in the Public Interest

CSPI has many functions which include educating the public, advocating government policies that are consistent with scientific evidence on health and environmental issues, and counters industry’s powerful influence on public opinion and public policies. Known as America’s Nutrition Watchdog – CSPI provides unbiased news and information on the health of Americans.

Eat Right Ontario

This useful resource for residents in Ontario allows individuals to speak with a dietitian on the phone or via email on any nutrition topic that is of interest to them – all free of charge! Information on menu planning, recipes, and healthy eating can also be found.

5 to 10 a day Vegetable and Fruit Campaign

The Fruits and Veggies – Mix it up!™ campaign is a social marketing initiative to help Canadians of all ages eat more fruits and veggies to better their health. The campaign provides fun and practical ways to add a variety of fruits and veggies to meals and snacks. The Canadian Produce Marketing Association (CPMA), the Heart and Stroke Foundation’s Health Check™ Program and the Canadian Cancer Society are proud to partnerships of this campaign.

Self Nutrition Data

What to know the nutrition profile on your morning muffin? Or plan a 500-calorie dinner? Self Nutrition Data helps promote healthier eating by giving you the information on the foods you eat. This site has many nutrition tips, recipes and advice in addition to giving you nutrition analysis and food labels.




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