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Promoting safe and nutritious food selection, preparation and storage practices.

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Nutrition Fact Sheet – Traditional Foods

Nutrition Fact Sheet – Traditional Foods This fact sheet outlines the impacts of the shift from a traditional diet, consisting of a wide variety of highly nutritious foods harvested and gathered from the land and water, to a nontraditional diet based on commercially processed and packaged foods that are low in nutritional value.
Author:
National Collaborating Centre for Aboriginal Health
Category:
Evidence Summary
Topics:
Chronic Disease Prevention, Food Security & Access to Food, Food Systems & Local Food, Healthy Eating, Healthy Weight | Obesity
Setting:
Community-at-large
Age:
Prenatal, Infant, Toddler (1-3), Children (4-11), Youth (12-17), Adults (18-64), Older Adults (65 and over)
Population:
First Nations, Inuit & Metis
Language:
English
Jurisdiction:
Local/Municipal/Regional, National