As of January 1, 2017, all food-service businesses with 20 or more locations in Ontario must post the number of calories for the food and drink items on their menus or on display. This is required by the Ontario Government as part of the Healthy Menu Choices Act, 2015.
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Many Windsor-Essex County residents spend a lot of time at work most days; therefore, creating a healthy workplace environment is critical when it comes to promoting and supporting healthy eating behaviours.
Vegetables and fruit are an important part of a healthy diet for toddlers and preschoolers. They provide vitamins, minerals, and fibre that are necessary for growth, development and overall health of the child.
This health status report on Active Living and Healthy Eating in Windsor and Essex County was prepared by the Health Unit with the goal of describing local statistics, emerging trends, and at-risk populations as it relates to active living, healthy eating, and healthy weights within Windsor-Essex County.
This article covers what you can eat when you're breastfeeding, alcohol use during pregnancy and medication.
Household food insecurity occurs when households do not have adequate or secure access to food because of financial constraints.
A Food Charter is a community document that serves as a guide for individuals, organizations, and the community to create and sustain a healthier food system. It contains a community’s common visions, values, and principles for a healthy, fair, and sustainable food system.
The Food Guide focuses on vegetables and fruit, whole grains, and healthy oils, along with specific advice for different age groups.