Links and Resources

Here you will find a collection of resources and links related to a variety of nutrition topics including iron, fibre, vegetarianism, fast food, how to read food labels, healthy weights, nutrition for women, and more.

Region of Waterloo Nutrition Resources

Better Food to Buy - Perishables

Better Food to Buy - Non-Perishables

Diet Quality in Waterloo Region

Everything in Moderation

Using Willpower to Make Food Choices

Good Sources of Calcium

Good Sources of Fibre

Good Sources of Folate

Good Sources of Iron

Good Sources of Vitamin A

Good Sources of Vitamin C


A Guide to Eating Fish for Women, Children and Families
Information about the importance of fish, and which types of fish are healthy for you and the environment.

Goats Milk

What You Should Know About Goat's Milk
This fact sheet provides information about goat's milk as a beverage for infants, children and adults.


Colour Up Your Plate


Vegetarian Way of Life

Other Nutrition Resources

Dietitians of Canada
Dietitians of Canada public website includes, tips, frequently asked questions and fact sheets on nutrition.

EatRight Ontario
EatRight Ontario has been designed to help you improve your health and quality of life through healthy, nutritious eating. This service provides easy-to-use nutrition information to help you make healthier food choices. It includes a toll-free number for Ontario residents to speak with a Registered Dietitian 1-877-510-5102.

Website Links

Anaphylaxis Canada
A website dedicated to helping people with severe allergies.
Information for consumers on sodium, including label reading, health effects and tips for reducing sodium intakes.

Trans Fats
Health Canada's website provides information on trans fats, including frequently asked questions and information on the trans fat task force.

Canadian Cancer Society
This website provides cancer patients, their friends and family and the general public with up-to-date information about cancer and cancer prevention.

Canadian Diabetes Association
This website provides nutrition and physical activity information for the prevention and maintenance of diabetes.

Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada
The Heart and Stroke Foundation provides information about heart, stroke and healthy living in Canada.

Osteoporosis Canada
This website provides nutrition and physical activity information for the prevention of osteoporosis.

5 to 10 a Day
A campaign to reduce cardiovascular disease and cancer by encouraging Canadians to consume at least five servings of vegetables and fruit a day as part of a healthy lifestyle.

Food Link
Find healthy local food in Waterloo Region.