Nutrition and our diet are important factors in general health and wellness, studies are beginning to show a connection between what we eat with certain health conditions, including pain.

Per Hanna Rakowska, a registered dietitian tell us: “Emerging data indicates a powerful link between food and pain, showing us that certain foods or nutrient deficiencies can impact pain conditions.” She also says “recent evidence suggests that good eating habits may have a significant impact on pain conditions. 

Nutrition guidelines

Follow the recommended guidelines in the Canada’s Food Guide for a healthy balanced diet that includes all the vitamins, minerals and other nutrients for vitality and health.

Contact a dietitian

If you have any questions about healthy eating, food, or nutrition, call 8-1-1 to speak to a registered dietitian.