Healthy Eating

These resources are available to schools, daycares and community groups in Medicine Hat, Brooks & area at no charge.

Medicine Hat & Area Contact: Rae Wahl 403 502-8245 or rae.wahl@albertahealthservices.ca
Brooks & Area Contact: Jennifer Shepherd jennifer.shepherd@grasslands.ab.ca

 

Kits and displays are designed for effortless implementation into classroom curriculum. To find a resource that will fit the needs of your classroom, click on one of the topics and begin your search.

2019 Canada’s Food Guide

2019 Canada’s Food Guide

Alberta Health Services – Nutrition Services will be transitioning its resources to support the new food guide over the next year.


Bake Better Bites

Bake Better Bites

A great resource to use when preparing baked goods for sale to students.



Eat Well Plate

Eat Well Plate

The Eat Well Plate helps you follow Eating Well with Canada’s Food Guide when planning and serving meals.


EATracker

EATracker

EATracker (EatActivityTracker) lets you track your day’s food and activity choices and compares them to the guidelines laid out by Health Canada.


Energy Drink Display

Energy Drink Display

Raise awareness about the amount of sugar and caffeine in common energy drinks.

Fat Display

Fat Display

A lightweight three panel display that sets up in less than a minute.


Healthy Eating Starts Here

Healthy Eating Starts Here

Alberta Health Services’ Healthy Eating Starts Here nutrition pages have healthy eating resources and handouts, lesson plans, manuals and more.



Healthy School Fundraising

Healthy School Fundraising

Schools, childcare centres, recreation centres and other work sites are working towards healthier eating environments.

Label Reading Kit

Label Reading Kit

Learn how to read food labels and understand how packaged foods fit Canada’s Food Guide. The kit is divided into two main sections: Mission Nutrition for K-8 and Healthy Eating is in Store for You for grades 9 – 12.


Liquid Candy Resource Kit

Liquid Candy Resource Kit

The kit aims to raise awareness about the amount of sugar in common beverages and the value of healthier choices.


Munch and Move Kit

Munch and Move Kit

Contains four different activities for children ages 0 – 5 and ages 6 – 12.


Nutrition Bites

Nutrition Bites

These nutrition topics are ready to be inserted into your school newsletter.


School Nutrition Education Resource List

The School Nutrition Education Resources List provides school teachers, child educators, administrators, health professionals and parents with information and materials to teach students and children about nutrition and healthy food choices, Alberta Health Set vices supports healthy food environments in schools, recreation facilities and child care centres.


Vegetarian Diets

Vegetarian Diets

Refer to the Dietitians of Canada link for information regarding Healthy Eating while following a vegetarian diet.