Eating healthy is key to staying well. Find information on food and nutrition and learn more about how to eat well, plan and cook healthy meals, and find delicious, healthy recipes for your whole family.

  • Good For You: Find out how to spot healthy and delicious meal and snack options at cafes and cafeterias across HHS.  The Good For You program was designed by the HHS Volunteer Association based on the standards established by Canada’s Food Guide to Healthy Eating.  Just look for the green Good for You sticker and the choice is up to you!
  • Sodium 101: Find out the sodium content on a number of popular restaurant menu items; learn the facts on daily limits of sodium intake; access to tips on ways of lowering sodium in your diet, and much more.
  • Calorie Calculator: Find nutrition facts, including food labels, calories, nutritional information and analysis that helps promote healthy eating by telling you about the foods you eat.
  • Dietitians of Canada: An interactive site with fact sheets, virtual grocery store, nutrition challenges, recipes,  meal planning tool, recipe analyzer, and more.
  • EatRightOntario: Provides easy-to-use nutrition information to make healthier food choices. Feature articles on food and nutrition, meal planning advice, healthy eating tips and recipes. Articles to check out: Diabetes and Shift Work; Nutrition Tips for Shift Workers; Packing Healthy Lunches and Snacks for Work.  At EatRightOntario, A team of Registered Dietitians is available to answer nutrition questions by email or phone 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST Mon-Fri and Tues/Thurs until 9 p.m. This service is available in 120 languages; call toll-free 1-877-510-5102. This is a FREE service!
  • Canada's Food Guide: Provides general background information and fact sheets related to healthy eating for both consumers and educators. A copy of Canada’s Food Guide can be downloaded from the site. You can also customize your own food guide on the site.
  • Heart & Stroke Foundation:   The Heart and Stroke Foundation website offers many excellent resources, including multicultural resources, on healthy living, healthy weights and heart disease prevention. Their Health Check program can help you choose healthier food options in grocery stores and restaurants.
  • Be Food Safe: The Canadian Partnership for Consumer Food Safety Education website for raising awareness among consumers of the four practices of Clean, Separate, Cook and Chill and their importance in protecting health.
  • Greenbelt Fresh:   Greenbelt Fresh is an online directory for finding local food. It contains additional resources like case-studies, recipes, blogs and info for Market Man
  • Greatist: Nutrition information, healthy recipes, and learn more about safe alcohol consumption.