NUTRITION SCREENERS

Older Adults – Older adults can be at risk for malnutrition. As people get older, our bubble of friends and family can begin to dwindle. This can make taking care of oneself more challenging, including eating and preparing healthy foods. Take this SCREENER to see if you or a loved one need a little help with diet and lifestyle. 

Toddlers and Preschoolers – Toddlers and preschoolers are just starting to develop their relationship with food. As a parent or caregiver, take this screener to see if you and your little one are on the right track.

Screen for 18-35months

Screen for 3-5years

Click HERE to see 2016-17 findings.

Diabetes Risk – Diabetes has been described as “the silent killer”. Many people don’t seek help until they begin to feel symptoms like: unusual thirst, frequent urination, blurred vision, tingling or numbness in the hands or feet, AND MORE.
Take this SCREENER to learn what your risk is.

Eating Disorder Risk – Eating disorders can creep up on you and your family.  Often it is well hidden by the individual struggling.  If you are an individual questioning your eating habits and body shape, take this SCREENER.

**Ask your doctor for a referral to see one of our registered dietitians if you have any concerns about your diet or eating habits.**

NUTRITION AND HELPFUL WEBSITES

Primary Care Dietitians Association blends the science of nutrition and the art of food.  Check out this site for great resources including COVID-19 resources, videos and recipes.  

Unlock Food wants to help you improve your health and quality of life through healthy eating. This service provides easy-to-use nutrition information to help you make healthier food choices.


Dietitians of Canada promotes easier access to trusted food and nutrition information from dietitians. They provide leadership in shaping nutrition policy that supports healthy eating and promotes the health of Canadians at the national, provincial and local levels.  They promote dietitians as valuable members of the health team, providing cost-effective health promotion, disease prevention, treatment and supportive care.

Diabetes Canada  leads the fight against diabetes by helping those affected by diabetes live healthy lives, preventing the onset and consequences of diabetes, and discovering a cure.

For more than 60 years, Heart & Stroke has been dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke.

Check out their website for more  information.

Obesity Canada is the country’s leading obesity charity for:  Health professionals, researchers, trainees and students, policy makers, Canadians living with obesity.

 

The National Eating Disorder Information Centre (NEDIC) is a Canadian non-profit providing resources on eating disorders & weight preoccupation.

The Canadian Celiac Association is the national voice for people who are adversely affected by gluten, and is dedicated to improving diagnosis and quality of life.

 

Canadian Digestive Health Foundation provides expert advice and compassionate support to the millions of Canadians who suffer from digestive disorders.
 
 

 

LOCAL LINKS

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

North Bay Food Bank

 
 
 
 
 
More Food Banks in the Area
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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**Pictures shared with permission from North Bay Nurse Practioners Led Clinic Facebook page.**
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

NUTRITION RELATED APPS

Cookspiration – Dietitians of Cananda catalogue of healthy recipes.

 

Supercook allows you to check off ingredients you already have and provides you with different recipes.  

 

 

My Fitness Pal – Food and activity journal.

 

 

Macros – a food and activity journal that focuses more on calories, protein, fat and carbs.

 

 

Food Diary – a simple food tracking app, no calories, no frills.  Only available at google play.