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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Learn more about food preparation and cooking.

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

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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Various links

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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Do you have questions about sugar and healthy eating? Read on to learn how to make healthy choices when it comes to sugar and sweet foods.

How to count individual food servings in a meal

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Food guide servings

How to Keep your Liver Healthy

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A healthy liver is essential for life

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 fitness

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Various links

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

UnlockFood.ca (EatRight Ontario)

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Various links

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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People of South Asian descent are one of the populations at a higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

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

Healthy Snack Ideas for Adults

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Nutritional food values and nutrient standards