Nutrition

About Nutrition

Nutrition is eating the right kind of food from birth to old age so you can grow properly and be healthy. Good nutrition can decrease the risks for chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, stroke and some cancers.

Program Goals and Objectives

  • The NITHA Nutritionist provides support in the area of nutrition programming and initiatives that are evidence-based and culturally appropriate for the Partnership
  • The NITHA Nutritionist is an active member of the Healthy Eating Team for the Northern Healthy Communities Partnership
  • The members of the Healthy Eating Team are working hard to increase the awareness of and access to nutritious foods by supporting initiatives which reduce economic, geographic, knowledge and social barriers to healthy eating
  • The members of the Healthy Eating Team continually advocate for nutrition policies that promote the health of Northern Saskatchewan residents

For more information about nutrition contact the NITHA Nutritionist.