Half Your Plate
The Canadian Cancer Society, Heart & Stroke Foundation of Canada and the Canadian Produce Marketing Association have joined forces to persuade Canadians to eat more vegetables and fruit. It’s estimated that 20% of cancers could be prevented if every Canadian ate at least 5 servings of vegetables and fruit daily.
Canada's Guidelines to Healthy Eating (Health Canada)
Canada's Guidelines for Healthy Eating is a guide to help you make wise food choices. The Food Guide places foods into 4 groups: grain products, vegetables and fruit, milk products, meat and alternatives. The Food Guide also tells you about the kinds of foods to choose for healthy eating.
Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia
The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia s a volunteer-based health charity that leads in eliminating heart disease and stroke, and reducing their impact through the advancement of research and its application, the promotion of healthy living, and advocacy.
Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness
Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness aims to improve healthy eating within the Nova Scotia population, leading to improved overall health and reduced risk of chronic disease. The Department achieves this vision through leadership, support, education, advocacy, research and policy. Department of Health and Wellness works with many partners towards achieving the nutrition-related objectives outlined in Healthy Eating Nova Scotia.
Health Canada Physical Activity
Physical activity improves health and well-being. It reduces stress, strengthens the heart and lungs, increases energy levels, helps you maintain and achieve a healthy body weight and it improves your outlook on life.
Goodness in Many Ways
Vegetables and fruit come in many ways. Fresh, frozen and canned are all great options to choose from. Explore this site to find practical tips and ideas for making veggies and fruit part of your every day.
Healthy Eating Nova Scotia
Healthy Eating Nova Scotia (HENS) is a strategic plan to address nutrition-related health issues. This website provides a framework for comprehensive action on healthy eating, one of the four areas of emphasis recommended in the Nova Scotia Chronic Disease Prevention Strategy.