Health Happy symbols on our store shelves will help you find healthier options while still eating the foods you love. Look for the Health Happy symbols in your store to find options with lower sugar, lower fat, lower caffeine, and lower sodium.
At Northern and NorthMart we've added food to our shelves to make it easier for you to make healthier choices.
Look for the Health Happy labels on our shelves to find healthier alternatives to the foods you usually buy. Health Happy labels identify items with lower sugar, lower fat, lower sodium, and lower caffeine.
Look for the Health Happy symbol in your local flyer to help you make healthier choices when you're planning your shopping trip.
Frequently Asked Questions
What does Health Happy mean?
Health Happy signs identify healthier alternatives to the foods you usually buy. Our goal is to make it easy for you to make healthier choices for you and your family. Health Happy signs identify foods with lower sugar, lower fat, lower sodium, and lower caffeine.
How many Health Happy products are in your stores?
Depending on the size of your community store, 300 – 800 Health Happy items are on our shelves. You'll love our new Best Value drink crystals with reduced sugar!
Are Health Happy products affordable?
Health Happy items are priced to compete with less healthy options, so that healthy eating doesn't need to cost more.
How are Health Happy products selected?
Health Happy products have at least one of these nutritional attributes: low sodium, low sugar, low fat, low caffeine, based on guidelines from Health Canada and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA). You can use food labels to make more informed choices about the food you purchase. Health Canada and CFIA are responsible for food labelling in Canada. For more information, visit the CFIA website. Health Happy products are featured in store for information purposes only. Health Happy products are not intended to prescribe or treat any health condition and should not be used as a substitute for consulting with a professional health care provider.
November is Diabetes Awareness MonthNovember 6, 2023
1 in 3 people in Canada are affected by diabetes and chances are, you or someone you know is impacted by this condition. In Nunavut, the number of people with diabetes is slowly rising. This means ...
Healthier Halloween SnacksOctober 29, 2021
It's Halloween time and the sweets are plentiful. While it's not terrible to indulge in a treat every once in a while, sometimes parents like to provide healthier options for their kids to enjoy. H...
Meal Ideas for your Thanksgiving DinnerOctober 9, 2021
Besides the traditional Turkey dinner, here are other ideas you could serve up for your Thanksgiving gatherings! These will surely impress your friends and family.
Easy-to-make sauces for your meat dishesSeptember 17, 2021
Need to liven up your meals with some flavour? Here are three easy to make sauce recipes that are a perfect pair for your meat entrees.
Four Ways to saladSeptember 5, 2021
Sometimes all you need is a light refreshing salad, packed with vitamins, to get you through the day! Here are four different salad recipes to try out