October 8, 2019
Canada’s new Food Guide recommends making water your drink of choice as a great way to stay healthy and hydrated without calories. Healthy drink options other than water can include unsweetened milk, such as 1% or 2% milk, or unsweetened fortified plant-based beverages such as soy or almond beverages.
August 21, 2019
Food marketing that targets children and youth is an issue across Canada.
June 4, 2019
School age children need between 1200 – 1500 mg of sodium (salt) per day. The upper limit is 2300 mg per day. (The upper limit is the highest level likely to not cause harm; it is not a recommended level of intake).
April 23, 2019
Children spend a big portion of their day in school.
January 31, 2019
The environments where people eat, play and work have a direct impact on the foods we consume.
December 18, 2018
The holiday season is here and many classroom celebrations are underway this week as schools are about to break for a couple of weeks.
November 6, 2018
Sugar makes foods and drinks taste good which adds flavor and enjoyment to eating.
August 21, 2018
Nutrition is KEY to peak performance!
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.
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!
February 27, 2018
March is Nutrition Month!
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.
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!
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.