Table 7

Summary of Sessions with Dietitian

    Elective Nutrition Sessions (14)

Taught at the discretion of the dietitian and therefore may include but not limited to curriculum below

Timing and detail may be modified to meet individual needs

Month 3-24

Hunger, satiety cues and picky eaters

Nutrition Facts Tables

Healthy eating versus fad diets

Menu planning, shopping and budgeting

Sports nutrition

Heart healthy eating (cholesterol, sodium and healthy fats)

Hydration and fluids (water and milk versus energy and sports drinks)

Vitamins, minerals and supplements

Sugars and sugar substitutes

Strategies for eating out and holiday foods

Soluble versus insoluble fibre (strategies to meet fibre recommendations)

Recipe Makeover (making recipes healthier, nutrition websites)

Glycemic Index

Home made versus processed foods

(creative, healthy ideas for back to school lunches and snacks)


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