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Nutrition

Healthy eating is a key factor in promoting good health! These nutrition resources might help you make the right choices for your individual health needs.

General

Ask a Dietitian! EatRight Ontario provides a toll free number giving you access to a dietitian. Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Tuesday and Thursday until 9PM Call 1-877-510-5102. This service is provided by the Ministry of Health Promotion & Sport.

Dietitians of Canada www.dietitians.ca/eatwell for trusted information on nutrition and fun healthy eating ideas.

The American Dietetic AssociationEatright.org – Science based food and nutrition information.

Live Well Online – The purpose of the Live Well Online program is to promote a healthy lifestyle in a fun and interactive way. It is a free program that will allow you to explore information at your own pace and from the convenience of your computer. By taking part in the program, you will learn how to follow Canada’s Guidelines to Healthy Eating and Physical Activity. Click here. This site is from the Wellington-Dufferin Guelph Public Health.

Healthy Living – Eat Smart… Feel Great – Eating healthy helps you feel great and supplies you with the energy you need to live an active and healthy lifestyle. This site is from the Middlesex-London Health Unit.

Nutrition ScreeningTake a test to see how you are doing.
Solid scientific research shows that an adequate intake of sodium for most adult Canadians is 1500 mg or less on a daily basis. Get the Facts at Sodium 101

Childhood Nutrition

Feeding your Baby ›
How to feed your growing child ›
The ABC of Fruit Juice ›
Busy Bodies ›
Changing Yuck to Yum! ›
When your child does not eat meat ›
When your child does not drink milk ›
When your child does not eat vegetables ›
Eat Right – Be Active ›
Can food affect my child’s behaviour? ›
When your child is a picky eater ›
How to Build a Healthy Toddler ›
How to Build a Healthy Pre-Schooler ›
Trust me… trust my tummy ›
Your Child’s Growth ›
Teddy Bears Picnic ›

Diabetes Resources

The Canadian Diabetes Association – Just the Basics ›