Nutrition

Benefits of Healthy Eating

Sleep better
Improve your performance as an athlete
Lower risk of illness
Have more energy
Maintain a healthy weight


Food Groups

To be healthy, eat a good variety of foods from all 4 food groups. Canada's Food Guide has reccomendations on how many servings you should eat from each food group every day. Click Here to look at the Food Guide.


Fruits & 
Vegetables
Grain
Products
Meats &
Alternatives
Dairy
Products
Fruits
Blueberries
Rasberries
Blackberries
Apples
Oranges
Vegetables
Spinach
Tomatoes
Broccoli
Bell Peppers
Cabbage

Meat
Beef
Chicken
Pork
Fish

Alternatives
Eggs
Almonds
Walnuts
Black Beans
Kidney Beans
Chick Peas
Quinoa
 
Milk
Skim Milk 
1% Milk
Almond Milk

Cheese
Cheddar
Parmigiana


Yogurt
Greek (High in Protein)
0% Plain Yogurt
2% Plain Yogurt
0% Mix Berry Yogurt



Pahl Checklists

This is a series of checklists that you can use to learn helpful tips on healthy eating. New Checklists will be added.

 

The Breakfast Checklist

 

Helpful Nutrition Links

The links below provide great diet and nutrition information that can help
you to eat healthy.


 Tools and Resources
Websites 
 Eat Right Stay Healthy
Developed by DDS SafetyNet, this audio presentation talks
about making healthy food choices
.

Nutrition Basics
Developed by Special Olympics Minnesota, this information
page outlines the basics of nutrition and how it effects
training and competition.


The Look Cook Book
Developed by the British Institute of Learning Disabilities,
this cookbook is designed to promote healthy eating.

Handy Portion Guide
Developed by the Canadian Diabetes Association, this guide shows how your hands can be helpful in estimating appropriate portion sizes

Dieticians of Canada

Healthy Eating - Healthy Alberta

Heart & Stroke - Healthy Eating

Canadian Council of Food & Nutrition

Nutrition Labeling Education Centre

Dole Foods


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