Measures Tool Kit
2003, the Nutrition Resource Centre of the Ontario Public Health Association
produced a Healthy Weights Tool Kit for health professionals in Ontario.
This tool kit was created with funding from the Ontario Women’s Health
Council and with the collaboration of Toronto Public Health, Cancer Care
Ontario and a 12-member Advisory Committee comprised of health professionals.
of the health professional and consumer tools from this tool kit are available
for downloading free of charge from this website. In addition, a complete
copy of the printed material in the Healthy Measures Tool Kit is available.
Healthy Measures Tool Kit:
variety of tools are provided for health professionals to use in promoting
healthy weights in their communities. These tools will ensure that consistent
key messages surrounding healthy weights will be disseminated widely and
effectively to as many women in the target audience as possible.
tools inform, educate and motivate women to adopt a healthy balance in
their own lives by making small, positive changes in their food choices,
activity levels and personal self-acceptance.