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Healthy Eating

mother making a salad with her daughterC-K Public Health Unit provides a variety of programs on healthy eating, healthy weights, and meeting nutritional needs for all ages.

Registered dietitians are available by request for the following topics:

  • Healthy eating
  • Healthy weights
  • Picky Eating
  • Label reading
  • Budgeting
  • Menu Planning
  • Fuel for Fun

Feed Your Mind

This program is for children ages 3-6 years. Children learn with their parents about healthy eating and physical activity through music, dance and games. Parents must attend with their child. Call us to register.

NutriStep

A nutrition screening questionnaire for parents based on their preschooler, aged 3 to 5 years. This screen assists parents with identifying nutrition problems. We offer support services to assist parents with finding solutions to overcome their issues.

Fruit & Veggie Campaign

Schools are invited to participate in a 1-week fruit and vegetable program in October. The goal is to provide local produce to students in participating schools. Every student will receive a daily serving of fruit or vegetables during the week of the campaign.

Community Gardens

This program provides an opportunity for residents to garden and receive fresh produce at harvest. If you are interested in starting a community garden, or for more information, contact us.

Community Kitchens / Cooking Clubs

This is a program for people to prepare, cook and take food home to feed their families. Every participant contributes to the program by planning, preparing and cooking food.

Student Nutrition Program

This program is available for all schools to offer a free, nutritious meal or snack to students. To volunteer or for more information, contact us.

Supermarket Nutrition Tours

Participants have the opportunity to tour local grocery stores to learn about reading nutrition labels and ingredient lists and how to make informed decisions on purchasing your groceries.

Visit Healthy Eating  for more information on the fruit and vegtable vouchers.  



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Chatham-Kent Public Health Unit
P.O. Box 1136, 435 Grand Ave. W.
Chatham, ON N7M 5L8
Phone:
519.352.7270
Fax:
519.352.2166
Contact Information
 
Chatham-Kent Public Health Unit
P.O. Box 1136, 435 Grand Ave. W.
Chatham, ON N7M 5L8
Phone:
519.352.7270
Fax:
519.352.2166
Contact Information
Chatham-Kent Public Health Unit
P.O. Box 1136, 435 Grand Ave. W.
Chatham, ON N7M 5L8
Phone:
519.352.7270
Fax:
519.352.2166
Contact Information
Chatham-Kent Public Health Unit
P.O. Box 1136, 435 Grand Ave. W.
Chatham, ON N7M 5L8
Phone:
519.352.7270
Fax:
519.352.2166


Last updated:
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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