Healthy Eating

Do More & Eat Less...

Two simple suggestions, but they are what many residents of Pictou County struggle to adopt into their daily routines. Getting regular physical activity is only one piece of the formula for a healthy lifestyle. Eating healthy foods and following Canada's food guide is essential if you want to decrease your risk of developing chronic diseases.

Below are some healthy eating resources that can help you and your family make the right choices for you. 

Local

Pictou County Public Health Services: Nutrition
Pictou Antigonish Regional Libraries: Healthy Eating for Children
Pictou County Kids First Nutrition Education Programs
New Glasgow Farmer's Market

 

Provncial

Thrive! A Plan for a Healthier Nova Scotia
Healthy Eating in Recreation & Sport Settings Resource from Newfoundland & Labrador 

 

National

Canada's Food Guide