Aboriginal/Indigenous Peoples - Food, Nutrition and Health

Practice Guidance Toolkit

Description and Key Nutrition Issues


This toolkit covers many aspects of Canadian Aboriginal/Indigenous Peoples' food, nutrition and health including:
  • facilitators and barriers to healthy eating
  • the prevalence and strategies to prevent and/or treat chronic disease
  • pregnancy and weight gain and the effects on infant health
  • issues related to BMI and body image
  • obesity
  • diabetes and gestational diabetes
  • osteoporosis
  • rickets
  • anemia in children.  
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Last Updated: 2018-02-22