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Finding Quality Health & Wellness Info Online: Healthy Eating

BC Restaurant Nutrition Info

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Fatabase

What is it? Nutritional info database for 80+ BC restaurants

Features:

  • Includes recalls from Health Canada, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, and Transport Canada.
  • Covers consumer products, food, health products, and vehicles.

Authority? The Vancouver Sun

Advisories, Warnings, Recalls

Government of Canada Recalls, Alerts, Advisories Database

What is it? Canadian government list of recalls, advisories, and safety alerts.

Features:

  • Includes recalls from Health Canada, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, and Transport Canada.
  • Covers consumer products, food, health products, and vehicles.

Authority? Government of Canada

Food Trackers

EATracker

URL: http://www.eatracker.ca 

What is it? Food and exercise tracker and analyzer.

Features:

  • Nutritional tracking, exercise tracking
  • Generic product names
  • Goal setting
  • Coaching from dieticians that are accessible via 8-1-1 HealthLink service is integrated

Authority?

  • Produced by the Dietitians of Canada, with support from BC's Ministry of Health

My Fitness Pal

URL: http://www.myfitnesspal.com

What is it? Food and exercise tracker and analyzer.

Features:

  • Nutritional tracking, exercise tracking
  • Trademarked and generic product database.
  • Goal setting
  • Social network
  • Mobile app
  • Annoying advertisements

Authority?

  • For-profit business

Subject Guide

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Kathleen Reed
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Contact:
Assessment and Data Librarian
Vancouver Island University
900 Fifth Street
Nanaimo, BC
V9R 5S5

Email: kathleen.reed@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245
Local: 2271
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