Healthy Eating

Sugar Shocker!!!

November 6, 2018

Sugar makes foods and drinks taste good which adds flavor and enjoyment to eating.

Will Your School Garden Grow?

May 22, 2018

School gardens can open a world of learning experiences, all connected to curriculum learning outcomes, and focusing on a range of topics such as ecosystems, plant growth and change, and weather.

The Potential to Fuel

April 10, 2018

Stay energized by planning nutritious snacks into your day

 Although Nutrition Month was in March, the topics of Nutrition Month still apply all year round!

Healthy Fundraising

February 8, 2018

Did you know?
Research shows that non-food and healthy food fundraisers produce profits equal to or greater than profits from unhealthy food fundraisers.

Nutrition Sessions at Teacher’s Convention

December 5, 2017

Teacher’s Convention is just around the corner. This year Nutrition Services Registered Dietitians have applied to lead 2 sessions on February 22. A great opportunity to learn about some nutrition resources and answer any nutrition related questions you might have. See below for more information. Hope to see you there!

New “Pack a Power Lunch” Display

October 24, 2017

Welcome back to school! This school year, Moving and Choosing is offering a new “Pack a Power Lunch” display to use in your classroom. This interactive display was developed by Registered Dietitians from Alberta Health Services.

The Feeding Relationship

June 20, 2017

Meals can provide a great time for families to eat and visit in a pleasant and relaxed setting.

Nutrition Activities in Any Classroom For Junior and Senior High

May 3, 2017

The Teacher’s Guide provides teachers with 10 ready-to-use interactive activity stations. The activities will engage students to learn about healthy eating through self-reflection and investigation. The activities can be self-directed or completed as a class. This resource is also available in French.

Celebrations in the Classroom

November 22, 2016

I can remember when I was a student in elementary school and my teachers would throw us popcorn parties with cupcakes as a way to thank us for being on our best behaviour. Although I can’t deny that I enjoyed this as a kid, I can now appreciate other reward options as well.

Healthy Drinks for Healthy Kids

August 31, 2016

To make sure kids start off the school year right, parents and teachers can help kids choose healthy drinks by ensuring that healthy choices like water and milk are always available. Make use of a school milk program. Encourage personal water bottles at school. Have water available at sporting events as water is the best choice during and after regular activity.