Nutrition

Salt
Watch Salt, How Much Is Too Much? Link to external site on YouTube
On average, Canadians consume about 2 teaspoons (8.5 grams) of salt daily – twice the amount that is recommended for good health. To learn more about salt intake and how you can reduce salt consumption, check out this YouTube video Link to external site created by the Ontario Medical Association (OMA).

Nutrition and healthy eating are essential to maintaining good health. Eating well helps us tackle everyday living, and it is an important way we prevent disease.

Research shows major links between what we eat and the prevention of chronic diseases such as:

  • heart disease and stroke
  • certain types of cancer
  • diabetes
  • osteoporosis

These pages contain information, links and resources about healthy eating and nutrition for: