Healthy Eating

What can I do


It can be challenging to change your eating habits so that you are eating more fruits and vegetables, and following other recommendations in Canada’s Food Guide.

Resources


A Winning Combination for Older Adults

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Achieving and maintaining a healthy weight

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Nutrition and weight

Alzheimer's disease and healthy eating

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Various links

Basic carbohydrate counting for diabetes management

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Healthy eating for diabetics

Basic principles of healthy eating

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Sodium/salt

Breakfast for learning: nutrition corner

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Various links

Cholesterol control through food and activity

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Fats/cholesterol

Cholesterol: what you can do to lower your level

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Fats/cholesterol

Cooking for one or two: eating alone

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Daily tips to make each food serving count

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Food guide servings and labelling

Diabetes and healthy nutrition: recipes for healthy eating

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Healthy eating for diabetics

Diabetes: taking charge of your diabetes

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Healthy eating for diabetics

Dietary fats, oils and cholesterol

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Fats/cholesterol

Dieting and teen health

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Nutrition and weight

Eat to lower your cholesterol

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Fats/cholesterol

EATING AWAY FROM HOME

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Whether at restaurants, take-out counters, vending machines or corner stores, making healthy choices is possible and important. Balancing healthy food with regular physical activity can help prevent o

Eating habits survey: benefits and results

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Eating healthy in restaurants

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Healthy eating

Eating well when you have cancer: a guide to good nutrition

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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

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Food guide servings and labelling

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

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Healthy eating

Enjoy grain products as part of a healthy diet

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Grains and fibres

Facts on sodium and tips on reducing sodium intake

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Men, women and children are equally at risk for high sodium intakes.

Fibre and cancer risk: tips to adding more fibre to your diet

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Grains and fibres

Food Issues

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Good eats: articles on healthy eating

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Healthy eating

Guide for healthy food portion sizes

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Food guide servings and labelling

Guidelines for choosing a weight loss program

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Nutrition and weight

Healthy body weight

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Nutrition and weight

Healthy eating and reducing risk of cancer

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Healthy eating

Healthy eating for your blood pressure

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DASH may be as effective as medicine at keeping blood pressure levels in check. Read on to learn how you can follow the DASH eating plan.

Healthy eating resources for children

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Nutrition for infants, children and youth

Healthy eating tips and the nutritional value of grains and starches

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Grains and fibres

Healthy eating tips and the nutritional value of milk and alternatives

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Healthy eating

Healthy eating tips and the nutritional value of snacks and sweet foods

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Healthy eating

Healthy eating tips on meal planning for diabetes prevention 

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Healthy eating for diabetics

Healthy nutrition for children’s dental health

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Healthy nutrition for dental health

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Healthy nutrition tips and lifestyle choices: cholesterol and diabetes

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Healthy eating for diabetics

Healthy recipes and cooking tips and tools

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Healthy suggestions on spicing up food

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Healthy eating

Healthy weight action plan

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Nutrition and weight

How much salt is healthy?

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Sodium/salt

How to choose the best yogurt

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Healthy eating

Increasing your fibre intake

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Infant feeding during their first year

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Nutrition for infants, children and youth

Keeping food safe: storing, cooking and reheating food

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Kid-friendly meals

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Meal plans and menus

Learn about the amount of sodium in processed foods

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Sodium/salt

Learn about the amount of sodium that occurs naturally in foods

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Sodium/salt

Learn about the nutrition food labels to make healthier choices

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Making healthy choices for multicultural cuisine: dining out tips

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Healthy eating

Nutrition labeling and healthy eating tips

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Food guide servings and labelling

Nutrition, fitness and the prevention of cancer

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Overcoming Workplace Healthy Eating Challenges

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Healthy eating

Physical activity and nutrition to help your children be heart healthy

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Physical activity needs of children and youth

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Planning a variety and balance in your meals

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Plan ahead to get tasty, budget-wise and good-for-you meals to the table faster and easier!

Planning meals using Eating Well with Canada's food guide

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Meal plans and menus

Plans and ideas on breakfast, lunch and snack menus

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Meal plans and menus

Prevent dehydration with sports hydration

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Pumped magazine: healthy living magazine for kids

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Schools and nutrition: facts and recommendations

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Shopping tips for healthy food

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Healthy eating

Snacking, as part of a heart healthy diet

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Healthy eating

South Asian sample menu for northern culture

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Meal plans and menus

Steps you can take to lower salt intake

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Sodium/salt

Suggestions for eating healthy amounts of oils and fats

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Fats/cholesterol

The basic shelf: planning meals on a budget

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Meal plans and menus

The DASH diet to lower high blood pressure

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Diets

The importance of hydration in sports

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Tips for calculating carbohydrates in recipes: for diabetics

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Tips for eating less sodium

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Sodium/salt

Tips for healthy eating, diabetes management and prevention

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Healthy eating for diabetics

Tips for healthy food choices when eating away from home

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Healthy eating

Tips on balancing food intake with physcial activity

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Tips on breastfeeding your baby

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Nutrition for infants, children and youth

Tips on different food sources of fibre

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Grains and fibres

Tips on healthy eating and diabetes: multicultural adaptations

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Multicultural tips on healthy eating and diabetes

Tips on healthy meal planning for the family

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Meal plans and menus

Tips on healthy meal plans for the young athlete

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Meal plans and menus

Tips on heart healthy cooking

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Healthy eating

Tips on maintaining a vegetarian diet

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Tips on what to consider when eating out

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Tips to cut down on sugar

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Sugar

Tips to help your child and teen grow well

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The teenage years are full of change for both parents and teenagers. Not only are teens growing and changing physically, but they are developing their identity and becoming more independent.

Tips to reduce unhealthy fats

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Fats/cholesterol

Vegetarian diets for children and teens

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Nutrition for infants, children and youth

Weight control: tips on losing weight and keeping it off

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Nutrition and weight

What to eat and drink before, during and after an endurance exercise?

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When your child is a picky eater

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Nutrition for infants, children and youth

Documents


Balance your eating with healthy foods: activity sheet for youth

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To stay healthy, we should all try to eat a balanced diet. It’s a means of getting the essential nutrients we need to be healthy and to grow.

Basic carbohydrate counting for diabetes management

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Healthy eating for diabetics

Cholesterol and diabetes: managing your cholesterol

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Healthy eating for diabetics

Detailed information on dietary sodium

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Eating away from home: nutritional information on popular foods

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Healthy eating

Eating out: tips for healthier food choices for diabetics

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Healthy eating for diabetics

Handy portion guide tips on healthy eating

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Food guide servings and labelling

Healthy eating for people with cancer

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Healthy eating

Healthy eating for South Asian diabetics

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Healthy eating for diabetics

Healthy eating tips for educators on cholesterol and diabetes

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Healthy eating for diabetics

Healthy eating tips to manage your high blood pressure and diabetes

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Healthy eating for diabetics

Healthy eating: tips to reduce high blood pressure by reducing salt intake

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Sodium/salt

Information on nutrition for South Asians

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Nutrition for South Asians

Just the Basics meal plan recipes: South Asian cookbook

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Nutrition for South Asians

Kids cook book: recipes

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Cooking with kids at any age can be fun and easy. If your kids get cooking now, chances are they will keep up this good habit as they grow older.

Liver-healthy nutrition tips and shopping guidelines

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Healthy eating

Managing type 2 diabetes in children

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Healthy eating for diabetics

South Asian food pictures for a diabetic diet

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Nutrition for South Asians

South Asian food pictures in Hindi for a diabetic diet

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Nutrition for South Asians

South Asian food pictures in Punjabi for a diabetic diet

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Nutrition for South Asians

South Asian food pictures in Tamil for a diabetic diet

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Nutrition for South Asians

South Asian food pictures in Urdu for a diabetic diet

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Nutrition for South Asians

South Asian vegetarian menu for northern culture

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Nutrition for South Asians

South Asian vegetarian menu for southern culture

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Nutrition for South Asians

Sweeteners that increase blood glucose levels

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Sugar

Take care of yourself: activity worksheet on physical activity and healthy eating

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Tips for alcohol consumption for diabetics

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Healthy eating for diabetics

Tips on healthy eating and diabetes available in Aboriginal Cree

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Multicultural tips on healthy eating and diabetes

Tips on healthy eating and diabetes available in Hindi

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Multicultural tips on healthy eating and diabetes

Tips on healthy eating and diabetes available in Inuinnaqtun

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Multicultural tips on healthy eating and diabetes

Tips on healthy eating and diabetes available in Inuktitut

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Multicultural tips on healthy eating and diabetes

Tips on healthy eating and diabetes available in Ojibwe

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Multicultural tips on healthy eating and diabetes

Tips on healthy eating and diabetes available in Punjabi

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Multicultural tips on healthy eating and diabetes

Tips on healthy eating and diabetes available in Tamil

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Multicultural tips on healthy eating and diabetes

Tips on healthy eating and diabetes for Aboriginals

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Multicultural tips on healthy eating and diabetes

Tips on healthy eating and diabetes for Latin Americans

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Multicultural tips on healthy eating and diabetes

Tips on healthy eating and diabetes for Latin Americans in Portuguese

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Multicultural tips on healthy eating and diabetes

Tips on healthy eating and diabetes for Latin Americans in Spanish

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Multicultural tips on healthy eating and diabetes

Tips on heart healthy eating and triglycerides

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Fats/cholesterol

Your guide to strong bones: diet and exercise

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