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Healthy eating is all about the pleasure of eating a wide variety of foods and giving priority to foods of high nutritional value: vegetables and fruit, whole grain products, dairy products, meats and poultry, and meat substitutes like fish, legumes and tofu. Healthy eating includes everything we eat every day. It's all a matter of how often and how much!

Healthy eating can help reduce the risk of diseases like obesity, type 2 diabetes, heart disease, certain types of cancer and osteoporosis, while improving overall health and well-being.

Source : Direction de santé publique de Montréal

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Health Education Centre

Want to improve your diet and be in better shape? With the help of a health professional, the odds are in your favour. Take advantage of the free services available from the Health Education Centre at your local Health Education Centre (CSSS).

Make an appointment now.

A list of Health Education Centres on the Island of Montréal is also available in PDF format. (507 KB) ce lien ouvre un document pdf. 

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Practical advice

Who to contact for practical advice on healthy eating 

Contact the dietitian-nutritionist at your local community service centre (CLSC) Local Community Service Centre (CLSC)

To meet with a dietician-nutritionist at a private clinic and get nutritional advice, contact the Ordre professionnel des diététistes du Québec (OPDQ) Ce lien ouvre une nouvelle fenêtre. . 

Where to get additional reliale information

Basic nutrition guidelines

Advice on hygiene and food safety

Tips on affordable ways to eat healthy food

Information on Québec-grown foods

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