Nutrition

Exploring the implementation and potential adaptation of Action Schools! (2009)

BC for Rural and Remote First Nations Communities

This document describes a project designed to test whether a school-based healthy lifestyles program could improve the health of Aboriginal children and youth in Canada.

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2014-05-28

Evaluation of Practice-based Evidence in Nutrition (PEN) (2009)

In 2005, Dietitians of Canada (DC), the national association of registered dietitians, launched an online decision-support service for dietetic practitioners called Practice-based Evidence in Nutrition (PEN).

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2014-05-20

Healthy living tips from a Leafs trainer [Video - 4:29] (2012)

This document is housed on the Sun Life Financial server, under Brighter Life.

This video provides tips for healthy living from Anthony Belza, the head coach for strength and conditioning with the Toronto Maple Leafs hockey team. He describes healthy living as requiring a “hat trick” of nutrition, exercise, and rest to achieve lasting results.

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2013-08-02

Health television: A way for people with low literacy to learn more about the food they eat (2010)

Abstract

This is the abstract for a research project, funded by the Canadian Council on Learning (CCL), aimed at testing the use of video and illustrations by health professionals when talking to seniors about their diet.

The project was carried out by researchers at Université Laval in Quebec.

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2012-10-12

Healthy Meals: What Food Makes a Good Meal (2006)

This is one in a series of booklets prepared by the Calgary-based Vocational and Rehabilitation Research Institute (VRRI), an agency that helps people with disabilities as well as the community at large.

The authors explain why good nutrition is important; what the food groups are, according to Health Canada; and what constitutes a serving. They have included a section for noting preferences from each of the food groups.

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2012-03-12

How-to-Kit: 20 Fun Nutrition and Literacy Activities (2010)

This document begins by explaining the importance of healthy eating for young children and includes a copy of Canada’s Food Guide. The authors have included tips for making healthy eating part of the family routine.

In addition to recipes for child-friendly dishes, the authors have provided ideas for food-related activities like the Food Fun Memory Game or making a placemat with a collage of food pictures from old magazines.

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2010-09-28

Kitchen Math (2009)

Kitchen Math is one of three workbooks in the NWT Literacy Council's Everyday Math Skills series. It can be used in conjunction with the math booklet, Simply Math. Kitchen Math is designed to help adult learners with math and is written in plain language. It is divided into three sections, each covering a variety of math concepts, followed by worksheets and a review page.

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2010-01-13

Language, Literacy & Healthy Development: The Work of CAPC and CPNP Projects (2004)

Literacy is related in multiple ways to healthy development. Consequently, it has become a serious concern for Health Canada. The effects of literacy on health are both direct and indirect; whether the health issue is the safe administration of medications and infant formulas or the ability to secure food and housing, literacy is involved.

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2005-05-25

Now I Know (1999)

Now I Know presents stories written by adults involved in upgrading programs throughout the Western region of Nova Scotia. Also contained within this manual is a collection of informative articles outlining many common health concerns.

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2000-09-27
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