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Nutritious Food Basket

The Nutritious Food Basket (NFB) is a tool that measures the minimum cost of eating healthy for a person or family in Toronto. Toronto Public Health gathers information from grocery stores across the City each year. This helps to track any changes in the cost of healthy foods from year to year. The tool is not considered a budgeting tool. The figures are averages only. They are best used alongside household incomes and other basic expenses. This helps to show different household situations and their ability to meet basic needs.

Learn more about the Nutritious Food Basket, the cost of healthy eating (PDF) in Toronto, and what it may look like for different households (PDF).

Use the calculator below to find out the least amount that it might cost to buy nutritious food for you or your family in Toronto.

NFB Calculator

Please list all household family members - one member at a time.

Weekly Cost Adjusted for 0 people: $0.00

Monthly Cost: $0.00

The monthly cost is calculated by multiplying the cost per week by 4.33 (the number of weeks in a month).

Last updated June 14, 2017

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