Food & nutrition

Information to help you choose nutritious foods, handle, prepare and store them safely and learn about food labels, poisoning and sodium.

Canada's Food Guide

Information on how to get a copy of Canada's Food Guide and how to use it, and how to access healthy eating and living toolkits for educators and communicators.

Food safety

Information and tips to help you handle, prepare and store food safely, and protect yourself and your family from food-related illnesses.

Healthy eating

Includes tips and tools to help you eat healthy foods, read food labels and understand % daily value information.

Food labels

Information about label nutrition facts such as the ingredient list and the percent daily value, as well as interactive tools for healthy eating.

Food poisoning

Information on food poisoning and bacteria such as E.coli, salmonella and campylobacter, and illnesses like botulism and salmonellosis.


Information on how to lower your sodium intake and tips on reducing sodium at home and at the grocery store, and information like the sodium detector and Sodium: the basics.

Time-saving cooking tips for healthy meals

Getting healthy meals on the table fast is easy with these time-saving tips.

Cooking with kids

Benefits of cooking with kids and ideas to inspire your little chef.

Safe internal cooking temperatures

Every year, thousands of Canadians get food poisoning (also known as foodborne illness or food-related illness).

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