Guidelines

Canada's Food Guide for Communicators and Educators

Eating Well with Canada's Food Guide - A Resource for Educators and Communicators provides background information, tips and tools to complement each recommendation in Canada's Food Guide.

This resource can be used to:
Write and talk about the importance of eating well; Develop or advocate for nutrition policies; Create new tools and resources.

www.hc-sc.gc.ca/fn-an/food-guide-aliment/educ-comm/index-eng.php

Eating Well with Canada's Food Guide - First Nations, Inuit, and Metis

Moose stew? Char? Blueberries? Bannock? For the first time, a national food guide has been created which reflects the values, traditions and food choices of First Nations, Inuit and Métis.
This new tailored food guide includes both traditional foods and store-bought foods that are generally available, affordable and accessible across Canada and provides unique images and content.

www.hc-sc.gc.ca/fn-an/pubs/fnim-pnim/index-eng.php

Ready to use Presentation for Nutrition Educators on Eating Well With Canada's Food Guide

This ready to use presentation has information on: A walking tour of Eating Well with Canada's Food Guide - First Nations, Inuit and Métis; How this food guide was created; What makes it special; and Where to find more information about Canada's Food Guides.

www.hc-sc.gc.ca/fn-an/food-guide-aliment/educ-comm/_fnim_pnim/ppt-eng.php

Canada's Food Guide - My Guide

My Food Guide is an interactive tool that will help you personalize the information found in Canada's Food Guide.

By entering personal information, such as age and sex, selecting various items from the four food groups and choosing different types of physical activities, you can create a tool that is customized just for you.

www.hc-sc.gc.ca/fn-an/food-guide-aliment/myguide-monguide/index-eng.php

Canada's Physical Activity Guide For Children

The Public Health Agency of Canada recognized that the rapid increase in overweight and obesity, combined with low levels of physical activity, represent a serious threat to the health of Canada's children and youth. The end result are the Canadian Physical Activity Guide for Children.

www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/pau-uap/paguide/child_youth/children/index.html

Canada's Physical Activity Guide For Youth

The Public Health Agency of Canada recognized that the rapid increase in overweight and obesity, combined with low levels of physical activity, represent a serious threat to the health of Canada's children and youth. The end result is the Canada Physical Activity Guide for Youth; many other publications and reports have also been made available to the public.

www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/pau-uap/paguide/child_youth/youth/index.html

Canada's Physical Activity Guide for Older Adults

The Guide serves as a roadmap for older adults - explaining why physical activity is important, offering tips and easy ways to increase their physical activity, and stating how much is needed to maintain good health and improved quality of living later in life.

www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/pau-uap/paguide/older/index.html

Physical Activty and Type 2 Diabetes

OPHEA - Provided this informative booklet in response to the Canadian Activity Guides recently released. This document outlines physical activity specifications for preventing Diabetes.

www.ophea.net/PARC/Workshops/Chronic_disease/PARC_ChronicDiseaseTipSheet-Type%202%20Diabetes_OC03.doc