About the NutriSTEP® Implementation Toolkit (2015)

The NutriSTEP® Implementation Toolkit, originally published in 2008, has been replaced by a refreshed version (2015). The Toolkit includes everything you need to plan a nutrition screening program in your community for toddlers and preschoolers. All content can be downloaded free on this website.

NutriSTEP® Implementation Toolkit Goals

  • To increase knowledge and understanding of the research behind the development of the NutriSTEP® questionnaires
  • To introduce the concept of ethical nutrition risk screening
  • To assist with planning and developing a comprehensive NutriSTEP® implementation plan
  • To assist communities and agencies to successfully implement ethical nutrition risk screening for toddlers and preschoolers with NutriSTEP®

NutriSTEP® Implementation Toolkit Contents

The NutriSTEP® Implementation Toolkit (2015) has been refreshed and includes:

  • Information on the development of the NutriSTEP® Program
  • Training and promotional materials
  • Implementation scenarios and templates for referral mapping
  • Data collection forms and data management information
  • Resources (How to Build a Healthy Toddler (2015) How to Build a Healthy Preschooler (2015))
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Download NutriSTEP® Implementation Toolkit & Resources

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NutriSTEP® Implementation Toolkit Updates and Additions

  • All content in the NutriSTEP® Implementation Toolkit (2015) has been refreshed as of September 2015
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Preschool Nutrition Primers for RDs

  • The Preschool Nutrition Primers for RDs have been updated! The resources can be found here free of charge.
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Other Resources

  • How to Build a Healthy Toddler (2015) and How to Build a Healthy Preschooler (2015) are 4-page parent education booklets that have been developed and evaluated by parents to support the NutriSTEP® questionnaires. Both booklets were revised in 2015.
  • The revised (2015) supporting educational booklet, How to Build a Healthy Preschooler is available in English and French.
  • The original supporting educational booklet, How to Build a Healthy Preschooler, is available in simplified and traditional Chinese, Punjabi and Vietnamese.
  • The revised (2015) supporting educational booklet, How to Build a Healthy Toddler is available in English and French.
  • Best Start Resource Centre
  • Dietitians of Canada
  • In Ontario, call EatRight Ontario at 1-877-510-510-2 or www.Ontario.ca/eatright. EatRight Ontario offers Ontarians free access to a Registered Dietitian, who can provide trusted healthy eating, food and nutrition advice.
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