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: Candice Buteau Candice.Buteau@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.

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.


Finding Fats

Finding Fats

This kit was designed to raise awareness about the hidden fats in everyday foods, to help students make wise and nutritious fat choices.


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 Lunch Display

Healthy Lunch Display

This display is great to have for parent teacher interview nights, or to set up at school for students to see.


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.

My Food Guide

My Food Guide

An interactive tool which will help you personalize the information found in Canada’s Food Guide.


Vegetarian Diets

Vegetarian Diets

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