Eating Well with Canada's Food Guide

Eating Well with Canada's Food Guide has been translated into 10 different languages in addition to English and French!

Learning more about Canada's Food Guide will help you and your family know how much food you need, what types of foods are better for you, and the importance of physical activity in your day.

Alberta Health Services: Healthy Eating Starts Here

Healthy eating starts where you live, work, learn and play.

Health Canada: Interactive Nutrition Label

To help you better understand the new food label, Health Canada has created a tool called the Interactive nutrition label. By exploring our new interactive tool, you can learn how to use nutrition information to make more informed choices about the foods you buy.

Health Canada: Common Food Allergies

Severe allergic reactions (e.g. anaphylactic reaction) occur when the body's immune system strongly reacts to a particular allergenic protein or irritant. These reactions may be caused by food, insect stings and medications.

Health Canada, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA), allergy associations, and the medical community have identified the key substances most frequently associated with food allergies and allergic-type reactions. These substances are often referred to as priority food allergens. Health Canada and CFIA have developed a series of pamphlets with information for consumers about each of the priority allergens: