We are Registered Dietitians (RD), your trusted experts in food and nutrition. We can provide you with the information and tools you need to help make healthy food choices to feel your best!
We want you to be healthy! We work with groups of people including educators, workplaces, health care professionals, and the general public to build knowledge and skills around healthy eating and healthy weights through:
As of January 1, 2017, all food-service chains with 20 or more locations in Ontario must post the number of calories in the food and drink items on their menus or on display. This is part of the Healthy Menu Choices Act, 2015.
There is a growing concern regarding the lack of home cooking and loss of cooking skills among Canadians of all ages. Cooking is a critical life skill and the whole family, even children, should be involved in meal preparation. Many people typically turn to grab-and-go meals and snacks, but that’s not ideal when it comes to our health and the health of our children.
Grocery store tours provided by the Public Health Dietitians can give you all the tips and tools you need to navigate through the grocery store with the confidence in knowing what you’re choosing is the best for you and your family, from various dietary restrictions, to budget-friendly ideas.
The Registered Dietitians at the Porcupine Health Unit conduct a variety of workshops and presentations for health care professionals, educators, workplaces and the general public.
If you like getting healthy eating information through Facebook check out the PHU Eats Facebook page.