About UnlockFood.ca

UnlockFood.ca is a bilingual, award-winning website brought to you by Dietitians of Canada. UnlockFood.ca is here to help Canadians connect with a dietitian and find the nutrition and food information that they need when they need it.

What kind of information is on the UnlockFood website?

On UnlockFood.ca, you will find information on nutrition, food and healthy eating, as well as recipes, videos and online tools. There is information on hundreds of topics from A-Z.

The content on UnlockFood.ca focuses on healthy eating throughout the lifecycle (from infants to seniors), nutrition topics of interest, and preventing and managing health conditions. 

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There are also useful resources on eating on a budget, cooking, shopping, menu planning, and more.

Who writes the UnlockFood content?

More and more Canadians are turning to the internet and social media to look for information about diet and nutrition. UnlockFood.ca provides you with reliable and safe information from a trusted source, dietitians. Dietitians write and review all of the website articles on UnlockFood.ca.  A dietitian is a regulated health professional who is passionate about food and the science behind it. Dietitians provide personalized nutrition advice and support that considers your culture, food traditions, preferences and nutritional needs as well as the most up-to-date science. Dietitians use the Practice-based Evidence in Nutrition (PEN®) database to write the content for UnlockFood.ca

Visiting a Dietitian

woman at a counselling session with a female dietitianIf you are looking for more personal in-depth nutrition information or advice, consider connecting with a dietitian. A dietitian will work with you to give you the information that is right for you by talking to you about your personal preferences, needs and challenges. Find a dietitian near you. Learn more about dietitians, where they work and what they do, and how they can help you.