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.
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
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
IWhat is EatRight Ontario?
II Why has this service been introduced?
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
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.
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.