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.
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.
Search Canada's databases for the nutrient values for specific foods.
Food and nutrition highlights reports
Read about what we're doing to support healthy eating, food safety, and innovation.
Nutrition Science Advisory Committee (NSAC)
Committee provides scientific and technical advice to Health Canada, find membership information, agendas and records of proceedings.
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