Healthy Eating

Healthy Eating Resources for After School Programs

A healthy body needs to be properly fuelled. These resources offer recipe ideas, eating journals, health guidelines and other tools designed to educate and encourage healthy eating. For more delicious inspiration make sure to check out our snack database for more great recipes... you can even add your own!!

The complete BodyWorks toolkit includes the following: Body Basics, Best Journal Ever!, For Teens, For Guys, Recipe Book, Weekly Meal...
The “CHEFS!” manual is a toolkit that helps you teach children and youth about healthy eating and physical activity while...
This toolkit provides activities for cooking, physical activity, gardening and music and arts programs, as well as ideas for field trips,...
This list of gluten free snack ideas includes a printable list.
There’s a tasty snack for every letter of the alphabet, and each recipe includes tips for supporting the five important pre-reading skills...
Adventures in Cooking is a program for leaders who work with kids aged 8-12. It is a comprehensive 10-lesson program designed to pass...
Three samples of the newsletter produced by the Chinguacousy Wellness Centre in Brampton. The newsletters include food tips, news,...
These three healthy snacks were part of the Nutrition component of the after school program and were used as recipes for snacks that group...
As a component of New Jersey After 3’s Sports, Health and Fitness Initiatives, NJ After 3 created these project guides based on promising...
Bake It Up!  includes over 20 recipes for healthier baked goods that comply with the Ministry of Education’s School Food and Beverage...
Bake It Up! includes over 20 recipes for healthier baked goods that comply with the Ministry of Education’s School Food and Beverage Policy...
382 people in the school sites participated in the project: 292 students (140 males and 152 females), 44 parents and 46 community leaders.
The Be Yourself Inside and Out program for youth aged 12-14 includes various activities: educating youth on the value of healthy eating,...
Obesity trends among Canadian adults over the years – showing 1985 to 2004. Changes in portion sizes and calorie counts over the years.
This Breakfast for Learning's exclusive, back-to-school Before the Bell booklet features five, kid-friendly breakfast ...
Lessons and activities designed to support the development of positive body image and self-esteem amongst students in Grade K to 7 and...
This cookbook from the Fuel Up to Play 60 program provides healthy, delicious, kid-friendly recipes provided by children in the Fuel Up to...
The list provides nutrition ratings for packaged and franchised foods and beverages to help users find "Choose Most" and "Choose Sometimes...
The Canadian Best Practice Portal and the Dietitians of Canada’s Practice-based Evidence in Nutrition PEN have worked together to develop...
The Call to Action challenges the provincial government, boards of education, school communities and public health to acknowledge and act...
The study, with 208 8-11 year-old children occurred during lunchtime on 5 consecutive days at two locations. After selecting their...
CATCH Kids Club (CKC) was designed specifically for after-school and summer settings with an easy-to-use CKC Physical Activity component...
This guide is designed to help program directors, leadership team members, site directors and partners – in an intentional and systematic...
The Chefs! toolkit helps you teach children and youth about healthy eating and physical activity while they learn the fun of cooking. CHEFS...
Certain characteristics of rural communities contribute to the problem of childhood obesity. This toolkit is intended to provide a range of...
This website includes a number of articles for coaches of children, such as: Youth Sports (Opportunities and Challenges); What to Say When...
HC Link’s latest issue of @ a glance, Community-based Strategies for Healthy Weight Promotion in Children and Youth, presents a...
26% or roughly one quarter of all children and youth aged 2 to 17 were overweight or obese by 2004. This figure has more than doubled since...
This how-to manual is intended to share with many communities lessons learned by the London Community Health Resource Centre from their...
A tool for Community Food Advisor volunteers to use when teaching basic cooking skills, kitchen safety and food safety to school–age...
"Between 1978/79 and 2004, the combined prevalence of overweight and obesity among those aged two to 17 increased from 15 per cent to 26...
Many active girls and women fall into disordered eating habits due to lack of education and many women with eating disorders delay...
This resource kit will help parents, childcare providers, preschools, public health agencies, and physicians address the trends that can...
The Ophea Early Learning Resource assists kindergarten teachers, early-childhood educators and early-learning teams with the implementation...
Initiated in 1997, the overall goal of the Eat Smart!® program is to contribute to the reduction of food-borne illness and chronic diseases...
Video, 8 minutes. This video looks at why nutrition is important, Canada's Food Guide basics and examples, tips on how to choose healthy...
This resource provides background information, tips and tools to complement each recommendation in Canada’s Food Guide. It looks at each...
This resource provides background information, tips and tools to complement each recommendation in Canada’s Food Guide, adapted...
Les Sections : Exemples de cas vécus dans le milieu scolaire; Menus santé en milieu scolaire; Machines distributrices et saine alimentation...
Everybody Gets to Play is a Canada-wide initiative led by the Canadian Parks and Recreation Association (CPRA) to make recreation more...
Training Video, Facilitator's Guide, Training Slides, Other Resources Food...
A journal to be used to chart the relationship between the foods eaten and mood. Information from Inspiring Nutrition, LLC. See website for...
Food & Fun After School (© President and Fellows of Harvard College and YMCA of the USA) is a curriculum designed to develop healthy...
This policy outlines standards for food and beverages served and sold in Nova Scotia public schools. In addition, it promotes nutrition...
Learn safety tips for all food types. Also find information to protect those who are vulnerable to food poisoning, including facts on food...
Includes information on safe food handling such as at Farmers' Markets and for food processors, fish and fish products, related legislation...
A website that engages school-aged students to interact and experience food.
FoodShare Toronto is a non-profit community organization whose vision is Good Healthy Food for All. Its programs include Student...
The Freggie™ Children’s Program, the youth component of Fruits and Veggies – Mix it up!™, is designed to help children understand the...
Fuel Up For Fun consists of three seasonal (winter, spring/summer and fall) editions. Each four-page edition contributes to the development...

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