Nutrition and Eating Better

Programming Information

Through our nutrition programming, we aim to help students develop good eating habits by offering practical tips that is great for a busy lifestyle. We educate students on Canada’s food guide, the importance of micro and macro nutrients, and teach students how to read nutrition labels. We also offer tips and guidance on how to incorporate healthy eating into a student lifestyle and budget.

Nutrition Literacy & Food Access

Resource Description
Build a Healthy Meal Learn how to build healthy meals.
Canada’s Food Guide Discover Canada’s food guides and how they can help shape your food choices.
Foodlink Hotline This is a telephone referral that assists people with food programs in the Greater Toronto Area. To use FoodLink call: 416-332-6655.
Dietitian Services Directory of registered dietitians are food and nutrition experts who work with clients, their caregivers, and health care providers. Together, they manage nutrition based on medical conditions and individual needs.
Heart and Stroke: Get Healthy Discover heart healthy resources, tips and tools for your well-being.
Nutrition Labelling and Literacy Check out these interactive tools to help you understand serving sizes and navigate through the nutrition facts table.
Toronto Public Health: Nutrition and Food Access Resources created by Toronto Public Health that will guide you in making healthy and nutritious choices. A bilingual website that focuses on healthy eating through the lifecycle, as well as chronic disease prevention.

Eating Disorders Support

Resource Description
National Eating Disorder Information Centre NEDIC brings focus, awareness and the prevention of eating disorders, food and weight preoccupation, and disordered eating by providing information and support.
Sheena’s Place: Support for eating disorders A Toronto based non-profit organization that provides support and hope for anyone aged 17 and over, families and friends that have been affected by eating disorders through resources, support groups and other services.