Focus On: Healthy Eating
Healthy Eating for Busy People
With busy schedules and the convenience of eating out, it can be a challenge to meet our nutritional needs each day. Here are some tips to help busy people eat healthier:
- Know how to read the Nutrition label.
- Try to consume all four food groups daily.
- Choose smaller portion sizes.
- Enjoy a variety of foods.
- Limit caffeine and alcohol intake.
Reading Nutrition Labels
Having a hard time being able to read the Nutrition Facts label? The Nutrition Facts label is a useful resource. With information about serving sizes and nutrients, it is an easy-to-use tool that will help with planning a nutritious meal. Learn more about how to read Nutrition Facts labels at Eat Right Ontario and Health Canada.
Shiftwork and Nutrition
Working shifts can make it harder to maintain a regular and healthy eating pattern. If you’re a shift worker, learn ways to eat healthy with the following resources:
Facts and Stats
Additional information on healthy eating is available on these websites: