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Polycystic ovarian syndrome: a nutrition guide for teens

Provides a guide for teen girls about ways to keep insulin levels down and to maintain a healthy weight, which can help alleviate some of the symptoms of PCOS.

Published: 1999-2005
Eat to beat PMS

Looks at lifestyle and nutritional changes that can help women who suffer from PMS feel better. PDF required

Published: 2005
Nutrition for healthy term infants  
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/fn-an/pubs/infant-nourrisson/nut_infant_nourrisson_term-eng.php

Offers health professionals guidelines in providing parents and caregivers with advice on infant nutrition from birth to 2 years. Prepared in collaboration with the Canadian Paediatric Society and Dietitians of Canada.

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Published: 1998
Nutrition for a healthy pregnancy: national guidelines for the childbearing years  
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/

Provides information to help health practitioners communicate consistent messages to women about nutrition during pregnancy and the childbearing years.

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Published: 1999
Preconcepton health: folic acid for the primary prevention of neural tube defects: a resource document for health professionals  
http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/fa-af/report/
Discusses the causes and implications of neural tube defects such as spina bifuda. Reviews findings that demonstrate consumption of folic acid before and during pregnancy reduces the risk of neural tube defects. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Fast food facts: a guide for teens  
http://www.youngwomenshealth.org/fast_food.html
Explains what fast food is, and looks at ways teens can make healthy food choices. (See Details)
Published: 1999-2004
A Punjabi adaptation of Canada's food guide to healthy eating  
http://www.opha.on.ca/resources/foodguides/punjabi_eng.pdf
Presents a Punjabi adaptation of Canada's Food Guide to Healthy Eating. Includes culturally specific foods and full colour illustrations. (See Details)
Good nutrition for a healthy menopause
Provides information on nutrition written specifically for that period in a woman's life known as the menopause.
Published: 1999
21 ways to feel good about yourself (Arabic)  
http://www.goforyourlife.vic.gov.au/hav/admin.nsf/images/21_ways_to_feel_good_about_yourself-ar/$file/21_ways_to_feel_good_about_yourself-ar.pdf
Provides tips to help improve your eating habits and your health, in Arabic. (See Details)
Published: 2004
A framework to identify gender indicators for reproductive health and nutrition programming  
http://www.prb.org/pdf/FramewkIdentGendrIndic.pdf
Provides a rationale for including gender in population, health and nutrition programming. Suggests a framework for identifying and addressing gender-related constraints. (See Details)
Published: 2002