Nutrition Education

Information for Health Professionals

Nutrition education resources are developed to support the use of consistent, evidence-based nutrition messages by all end users including patients, the public, partner groups, and health professionals. Nutrition Services offers health professionals the tools to empower optimal nutrition practices.

Questions?

Email nutrition_resources@ahs.ca

eLearning

These nutrition modules were designed for AHS health professionals working in public health settings. Module content is aligned with provincial Nutrition Guidelines for Healthy Infants and Young Children.

Infant Formula

Information to support health professionals with infant formula shortages.

Nutrition Guidelines

The guidelines are developed by dietitians in Nutrition Services. They are based on scientific evidence and best practice.

The nutrition guidelines provide you with consistent, evidence-based messaging relating to key nutrition topics. We will continue to create and develop guidelines as the need for information arises and as new clinical research is available.

Parenteral Nutrition Support Manuals

Parenteral Nutrition Support Manuals are available to AHS staff on Insite (search parenteral nutrition). These Nutrition Support Manuals are comprehensive documents that provide evidence-based education and direction on steps require to safely provide Parenteral Nutrition to patients. These are developed by Nutrition Services to support health professionals who prescribe adult and pediatric parenteral nutrition. Non-AHS staff should contact nutrition_resources@ahs.ca for more information.

Provincial Diet Terminology & Guidelines

An AHS master list of evidence-based diets used across AHS and the continuum of care. Diets and their defined guidelines include modifications for lifecycle stage (e.g. infant, toddler, pregnancy), allergies and intolerances, cultural considerations (e.g. vegetarian), therapeutic and texture modifications.