Factsheets, Newsletter Inserts, and Information for ParentsThese resources are meant for parents of students, to increase their knowledge about nutrition in schools.  Some of these resources are Manitoba specific, others have been developed outside of Manitoba.

Lunches Matter for Children

Lunches Matter for Children

Between grade one and the end of high school, a student may eat more than 2,400 lunches at school! Creating tasty, nutritious school lunches is a challenge for many parents. The good news is with a little bit of planning and a few ideas, you can put together a lunch that not only tastes great, but also packs a nutritional punch.

www.gov.mb.ca/healthyschools/foodinschools/resources/lmc.html

Create Your Own Factsheets

Create Your Own Factsheets

Includes a variety of topics: Sodium Reduction, Sugary Drinks and Healthy Weights.  Factsheets can be for Teens or Parents.

bcfsg.healthlinkbc.ca/

Raising Our Healthy Kids 

Raising Our Healthy Kids 

A series of 60-90 second videos providing information for parents and care providers on healthy growth and development of children up to 12 years of age. These short snappy videos will help Canadian families live healthier lives.  Check out the School Age Nutrition and Media Literacy & Food Marketing.

vimeo.com/raisingourhealthykids

Government of Canada

Government of Canada

This website includes a variety of videos, recipes, healthy eating tips for the whole family, and packing healthy school lunches!

healthycanadians.gc.ca/eating-nutrition/healthy-eating-saine-alimentation/tips-conseils/index-eng.php

Eat Well With Canada's Food Guide

Eat Well With Canada's Food Guide

Learning more about Canada's Food Guide will help you and your family know how much food you need, what types of foods are better for you, and the importance of physical activity in your day.

www.hc-sc.gc.ca/fn-an/food-guide-aliment/index-eng.php

Cookspiration

Cookspiration

This website and app gives you access to dietitian-approved recipes. Recipe ideas are served up to suit your mood and schedule. 

www.cookspiration.com/

Nutrition for Early Learning and Child Care

Nutrition for Early Learning and Child Care

Nutrition for Early Learning and Child Care has great child friendly recipes and newsletter inserts you could include in your schools newsletter. 

www.gov.mb.ca/health/foodinchildcare/

Dietitians of Canada

Dietitians of Canada

Dietitians of Canada is the professional association for dietitians, representing members at the local, provincial and national levels. We aim to advance health through food and nutrition and to provide leadership in shaping food and nutrition policy. Dietitians are driven by curiosity to understand the science behind food and its connection to health.
 
Dietitians of Canada supports the access of Canadians to evidence-based food and nutrition information and helps them locate a dietitian for nutrition counselling and nutrition services at dietitians.ca/find.

Access resources on their website such as recipes, nutrition information, and more.

www.dietitians.ca/ 

Save-On-Foods Nutrition Tours Program

Save-On-Foods Nutrition Tours Program

The Nutrition Tours Program at Save-On-Foods offers free educational grocery store tours to people of all ages, including school groups. Educators, program coordinators and students can participate in these hands-on nutrition tours to learn more about healthy eating, food label reading, and popular nutrition topics among others. For more information about this valuable program, please visit their website or call your local Save-On-Foods store location.

www.saveonfoods.com/nutrition-tours/

Nutritional Newsletters for Schools (Southern Health-Santé Sud)

Nutritional Newsletters for Schools (Southern Health-Santé Sud)

These newsletters provide current, science based nutrition information to inform and educate families. Post the newsletters to your school website or attached them to your school newsletters.

www.southernhealth.ca/whats-happening/nutritional-newsletters/