Policy reports from government and professional bodies help reseachers, health professionals and families approach nutrition with the best available information.
Find recent Canadian and international reports below.
Canadian Policy Reports on Nutrition and Health
Eating in Ontario: What Do We Know?
2021 report on vegetable and fruit consumption, food insecurity, self-rated health, and physical activity in Ontario, based on data from the 2017 Canadian Community Health Survey and related to COVID-19.
The Kids Are Not Alright
2107 report from Heart and Stroke on the nutrition and health effects of food industry marketing to children
International Policy Reports on Nutrition and Health
2021 Global Nutrition Report
This report looks beyond global and national patterns to reveal inequalities in nutrition outcomes within countries and populations.
2017 Global Burden of Disease Study
A worldwide, epidemiological study of major diseases, injuries and risk factors since 1990 at global, national and regional levels. Includes input from 1,800 researchers in 127 countries, coordinated through the University of Washington.
World Health Organization
Recent data, publications and action plans on nutrition from one of the world's largest public health bodies.
2017 Food Advertising to Children and Teens Score (FACTS)
A detailed report on food industry self-regulation and advertising to children in the U.S., 10 years after the launch of the Children's Food and Beverage Adverstising Initiative. Prepared by the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity at the University of Connecticut.