Nutrition databases: UnlockFoods and PEN (Practice-based Evidence in Nutrition)

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Dieticians of Canada
Description / Summary

UnlockFood.ca has information on nutrition, food and healthy eating as well as recipes, videos and interactive healthy eating tools. The content on UnlockFood.ca focuses on healthy eating through the lifecycle (from infants to seniors) as well as chronic disease prevention.  Popular content includes diabetes, infant feeding, digestive concerns, weight management and heart disease. There are also useful resources on cooking, shopping, meal planning, picky eating and more. 

The content is written and reviewed by dieticians using the information in the Practice-based Evidence in Nutrition (PEN®) database - which a valuable database trusted by dietician. PEN contains a variety of research findings and evidence-informed recommendations and best practices related to nutrition and food security in Canada and internationally.