Nutrition Matters is a series of fact sheets that provide current and accurate information on a variety of nutrition topics. They provide information and suggestions that make healthy eating delicious and fun! These fact sheets are written by Registered Dietitians who work within Public Health.
To find out more detail on one of the topics below, click to get a list of fact sheets you can download.
Diseases and Conditions
- A Fast Break in the Morning (PDF file size 1.2MB)
- Caffeine (PDF)
- Dining Out (PDF)
- Eat More Vegetables and Fruit (PDF)
- Energy Drinks (PDF)
- Food Tips for Quitting: Healthy Eating to Handle Nicotine Cravings (PDF)
- Frequently Asked Questions about Vitamins and Minerals (PDF)
- Getting Enough Calcium Without the Cow (PDF)
- Going with the Grain (PDF file size 1.1MB)
- Incredible Edible Fibre (PDF)
- Joy of Soy (PDF)
- Loading Up with Iron-rich Foods (PDF)
- Nutrition and Stress (PDF)
- Smoking: If You Quit Will You Gain Weight? (PDF)
- Vegetarian Variety Store (PDF)
- What You Need to Know about Essential Fats (PDF)
Infants and Children
- Feeding your toddler 1 - 2 years (PDF file size 1.5MB)
- Food Allergies and Your Child - One to Six years (PDF)
- Healthy Lunches for Children (PDF)
- Healthy Teeth for Children (PDF)
- Helping Children to Be Active, Eat Well and Accept their Bodies (PDF)
Cooking Up Some Fun! (PDF)
Tips for meal planning, simple meal ideas and recipes for parents and caregivers of children one to six years of age.
Guide to Understanding Halal Foods (PDF)
"The Guide to Understanding Halal Foods" has been developed in consultation with members of the Muslim community in Toronto. It is intended for service providers working with Muslim clients.
Toronto Public Health acknowledges the varied opinions of defining Halal and Haram foods among the Muslim community and therefore it is recommended that this resource be used only as a reference.
Healthy Snacks (PDF)
Healthy snack ideas for children.
Making Mealtimes Matter (PDF)
Information on creating healthy feeding relationships between parents and their children from birth to six years of age. To order copies, call The Hincks-Dellcrest Centre at 416-633-0515.
Making Your Own Baby Food (PDF file size 1.2MB)
Articles, tips, recipes and links related to eating more vegetables and fruit.
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Last updated December 2012