Getting Started with Nutrition

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Portion Size Chart

This chart will give you an idea of how to estimate proper serving sizes for different types of food. Sometimes, although people are eating very healthy foods, they are still eating too large of serving sizes, which adds up to too many calories for the day.

Canada's Food Guide

This site has great resources for how to properly use Canada's Food Guide for healthy nutritional habits. There are many helpful links, just explore!

Choosing Healthy Foods from Each Food Group

Use this resource for choosing healthy foods. The more informed you are, the easier it will be to prepare and eat healthy foods.

Serving Amounts for Each Food Group

Are you getting the proper amounts from each food group? Check out this chart to make sure that you are. If you need to make some improvements, take action by planning out your next meals to ensure you get the nutrients you need!