Food/Nutrition

The kids are not alright

-- Submitted by Heart & Stroke

Following is an abbreviated version of the Heart & Stroke 2017 Report on the Health of Canadians: The kids are not alright – How the food and beverage industry is marketing our children and youth to death.

To read the full report visit http://heartandstroke.ca/heartreport.

Call to action – everyone has a role to play

Nutrition Resource Centre’s (NRC) Top Food and Nutrition Trends from 2015

Submitted by Barb Prud’homme

The Nutrition Resource Centre (NRC) has developed a summary of what we believe are some of the most influential highlights and news stories from the field of healthy eating and nutrition from 2015. Here’s what we found:

Consumption of products high in added sugar was discouraged

Aboriginal Food Security in Northern Canada: An Assessment of the State of Knowledge

Contents

I Introduction
II The Panel’s Approach to the Assessment
III Key Findings
IV Promising Practices to Build Food Security, Food Sovereignty, Health, and Wellness
V Conclusion

Submitted by Council of Canadian Academies

I Introduction

Complementing Your Health Communication Efforts to Maximize Impact

Contents

I Introduction
II Social engagement
III Behavioral economics
IV Community-based social marketing
V Conclusion
VI Resources
VI References

Minding Our Bodies: Healthy Eating and Physical Activity for Mental Health

Contents

I Summary
II Background: From Policy to Practice
III Influencing Behaviour Change
IV Project Goals
V Gathering the Evidence
VI Getting the Word Out
VII Seed Funding to Support New Programs
VIII Broadening Our Scope
IX Project Evaluation
X Next Steps
XI Related Resources

-- submitted by Scott Mitchell, Director, Knowledge Transfer, Canadian Mental Health Association, Ontario

I Summary

3rd Biennial Championing Public Health Nutrition Conference

Toronto, Ontario
October 29&30, 2012


3rd Biennial Championing Public Health Nutrition Conference

A 2-Day National Conference, October 29-30, 2012
Toronto

Writing on the Wall: Nutrition Information on Restaurant Menus

Toronto, Ontario and Ottawa, Ontario
September 12, 2012 and September 13, 2012

A Half-Day Symposium in Five Canadian Cities

EatRight Ontario: Free healthy eating advice from Registered Dietitians is just a phone call or click away for the people of Ontario

Contents

IWhat is EatRight Ontario?
II Why has this service been introduced?
III Resources
IV Common questions from callers
V EatRight Ontario website
VI Who uses the EatRight Ontario service?
VII Capacity building and integration with other services
VIII Help spread the word

--submitted by Christina Cicco, RD, Web Content Manager, EatRight Ontario

I What is EatRight Ontario?

Food Secure Canada Launches Local Sustainable Food Network

Food Secure Canada is pleased to announce the establishment a new national network of organizations working on local and regional sustainable food systems.  This network has been made possible through the generous funding of The J.W. McConnell Family Foundation.

Planning and Integration Specialist, South West Local Health Integration Network

London, Ontario
Deadline August 9, 2012

The South West Local Health Integration Network  (LHIN), is one of 14 local organizations that have been created in Ontario to plan, coordinate and fund local health services, including hospitals, community care access centres (CCACs), long-term care homes, community health centres (CHCs), community support service agencies, and mental health and addictions agencies. The office of the South West LHIN is located in London, Ontario.

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