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Eating for a Medical DiagnosisEating for a Medical Diagnosis

Peel Public Health suggests the following websites for credible nutrition and health related information for some common health conditions:

  • Cancer
    Canadian Cancer Society

    Provides a variety of information about healthy eating to prevent cancer as well as nutrition information for people living with cancer. Available in English and French.

  • Cardiovascular Disease (Heart Disease & Stroke)
    Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada

    Provides information, tools and recipes for healthy eating and healthy weights. Available in English and French.

  • Diabetes
    Canadian Diabetes Association

    Healthy eating and a healthy weight are important to help manage diabetes. This website will help you to develop a basic understanding of concepts such as carbohydrate counting, reading food labels, and artificial sweeteners. Available in English and French.

  • Eating Gluten Free
    Canadian Celiac Association

    This information is to help you get started on a gluten-free diet. It is still necessary that you meet with a registered dietitian who specializes in celiac disease.
  • Osteoporosis
    Osteoporosis Canada

    Using the links on the right-hand side of the page, you will find nutrition information on calcium and vitamin D, calcium recipes as well as a simple online calcium calculator. Available in English and French.

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