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Healthy Eating

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Click here for a SCHEDULE OF CLASSES AND EVENTS to see if there is a course being offered near you.

To get onto a waiting list for a session in your area, contact wellness@ierha.ca or call toll free 1-877-979-WELL (9355). 




March is Nutrition Month

Nutrition Month


Dietitians of Canada has created five fact sheets that feature the topics of this year’s Nutrition Month campaign.
 

There is so much nutrition information available many people don’t know what to believe. It’s important to separate food facts from fiction.

Nutrition Month 2017 Factsheets

Click the links below to download a copy of the 2017 Factsheets:

Food Fads
Les modes alimentaires

Digestive Woes
Les problémes digestifs

Picky Eating
Les mangeurs difficiles

Eating and Stress
L'alimentation et le stress

Managing a Condition
La prise en charge d'une maladie


Click here for a SCHEDULE OF CLASSES AND EVENTS to see if there is a course being offered near you.

To get onto a waiting list for a session in your area, contact wellness@ierha.ca or call toll free 1-877-979-WELL (9355). 

Label Reading and Menu Planning

Ever wonder what the numbers and percentages are on your food packages? Don't know what to make for supper? Want to save time and money with a weekly meal plan? Come to our FREE label reading and menu planning class to answer these questions and more.


Eating for Health Classes
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Whether it is general wellness, nutrition tips, weight loss tips or disease specific guidance you seek, this class is for you!  You will learn about lifestyle changes to help you improve cholesterol, blood pressure and what to eat to be a healthier you.  You will learn all about food sources of fat, fibre and sodium and how to read food labels and make sense of it all.



 

Craving Change

Many people struggle with their eating. Craving Change™ provides a missing piece to the puzzle of helping people change their eating habits. Created by dietitian Wendy Shah and clinical psychologist, Dr. Colleen Cannon, Craving Change™ focuses on understanding why you want to eat.

Craving Change™ addresses emotional eating by focusing why you want to eat. We all know our bodies need food but learn what other factors may be influencing your eating behaviours.

Understand why you eat the way you do. Comfort yourself without food. Change your thinking, change your eating

  

Lunch Boards

What's in Your Lunch - Nutrition Boards are a series of five display boards available for loan or purchase to complement meetings or community events. These boards are designed to help parents, caregivers, older students and adults understand healthy food choices and use information on food packages to help make decisions. Each board includes shopping tips for busy on-the-go people.


 

Teachers in Manitoba can use these boards to help achieve nutrition curriculum outcomes in: Grade 5 Science: Cluster 2, 5-1-02; PE/HE: Gr. 6: K.5.6C.1A, Gr.8: S.5.8A.3a, Gr.10: S.5.S2.A3b, Gr.12: Sugar Surprise, Find the Fat, What Does the Package Say?

 

To book these resources contact 1-877-979-WELL (9355) or wellness@ierha.ca 
Or purchase your own set of Lunch Boards, download the order form HERE.

Click here to download coordinating What's In Your Lunch handouts:
Milk & Alternatives
Lait et Substituts
Vegetables & Fruit
Legumes et Fruits
Entrees
Plats Principaux
Grain Products
Produits Cerealiers
Caffeine
Cafeine
Drinks
Boissons

Dial-A-Dietitian

Dial a Dietitian

This free service is available to all Manitobans. Dietitians answer calls on the toll-free line and provide information on healthy eating, nutrition tips and advice on meal planning and food safety. Dial-A-Dietition works closely with TeleCARE-Telesoins to provide telephone nutrition counseling to people with Type 2 diabetes or heart failure to help.

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