Mental health is the capacity to feel, think and act in ways that enhance our ability to enjoy life, realize our own potential, deal with challenges, and contribute to society (Mental Health Commission of Canada).
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Three teams will battle it out before a live audience and a panel of local celebrity judges to turn simple, healthy ingredients into delicious meals or snacks.
Eat4Life is a unique, research-based healthy lifestyle program. The goal of Eat4Life is to build a foundation of healthy habits that will help you make healthy choices for life.
March is national Nutrition Month in Canada, and this year the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit is launching a free 6-week online challenge to help the community build healthy eating habits.
The YTC is a six-week cooking program for students in grades 4 to 12. It’s a fun way for youth to gain valuable skills and learn how to cook healthy meals and snacks for themselves and their families. YTC can run in schools, community agencies, or camps.
Increasingly we are seeing changes that show us just how vulnerable our local food system is. No one organization or community group can make a difference alone. The Food Policy Council will allow all sectors and individual community members to communicate and work-together towards meaningful change.
Nutrition screening is a fast and simple way of finding out what is going well with the eating and physical activity habits of the child.
Household food insecurity occurs when households do not have adequate or secure access to food because of financial constraints.
Registered Dietitians are food and nutrition experts.
The Food Guide focuses on vegetables and fruit, whole grains, and healthy oils, along with specific advice for different age groups.