May 22,



Childcare programs in Ontario must provide nutritious meals and snacks as per the Child Care and Early Years Act, 2014.

The following child care nutrition resources were created by Ontario Dietitians in Public Health to support child care providers in planning and preparing healthy food for children in their care.

Menu Planning & Supportive Nutrition Environments in Child Care Settings-Practical Guide December 2017:


Menu and Nutrition Environment Self-Assessment Tool:

Menu Self-AX tool

Please contact Peterborough Public Health for information on upcoming nutrition workshops and training opportunities for childcare programs.

A Registered Dietitian at Telehealth Ontario can answer your general healthy eating questions. Please call toll-free 1-866-797-0000 Monday to Friday 9:00am-5:00pm.

For nutrition resources created by Registered Dietitians, visit

Last modified on Apr 19, 2018