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Nutrition

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This webpage has been developed for McGill University Staff and Faculty by a McGill Dietetics student, as a guide to help facilitate decisions regarding food and health.  Please navigate this section find resources regarding nutrition information, tools and websites.
Credit: Salmeen Salem (Level 4 McGill Dietetics Student)

GENERAL INFORMATION
Canada's Food Guide

This is considered the go-to general guideline for nutrition advice in Canada. Visit The Government of Canada’s Food and Nutrition webpage for information about how to ‘Eat Well. Live Well’. You will find recipes and video tips, as well as information on food labels and food safety. 

Dietitians of Canada

Evidence-based nutrition information from A to Z developed by registered dietitians.

Unlock Food

Easy, simple and direct nutrition information. Browse the Topics List for information about specific nutrients, health conditions, recipes, meal planning, healthy eating on a budget, vegan/vegetarian diets and more.

Recipes

Cookspiration
Cooking with lentils
Diabetes Canada recipes
Heart and Stroke recipes

HEALTH CONDITIONS

If you are looking for nutrition information related to a specific health condition, you can get started by consulting the websites below. You can also get more information about certain health conditions from their dedicated associations as shown below. However, make sure to consult a doctor or a registered dietitian for individualized medical advice.

EATING ON CAMPUS

Check McGill’s list of all cafeterias and dining locations around campus to explore your options.

HOW TO FIND A DIETITIAN

To find a registered dietitian, check the OPDQ (Ordre professionnel des diététistes du Québec) or Dietitians of Canada websites. You can filter your search by specialty and location to make your search more personalized.

SUSTAINABLE EATING

Sustainability is one of McGill’s biggest goals, and sustainable eating is one very important part of this goal. It is also now portrayed in the new Canadian Food Guide. 

Read more about sustainable eating in general
McGill’s advances in this area 
The Canadian Food Guide addresses sustainability

 

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