Nutrition science and research

Explore how Canada monitors and measures food and nutrient consumption. Also find information on dietary reference intakes, food security, health and nutrition surveys, and nutrient values of foods.

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Dietary reference intakes

Learn about dietary reference intakes and how they can be used to measure or plan a healthy diet.

Food security

Discover how Canada determines food security status. Also learn about the Household Food Security Survey Module used to measure food security status.

Food and nutrition surveillance

Find out how Canada monitors food and nutrient intakes, food safety, nutritional status and nutrition health outcomes.

Health and nutrition surveys

Learn about the different health and nutrition surveys Canada uses to collect nutrition-related information.

Nutrient data

Search Canada's databases for the nutrient values for specific foods.


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