Monthly Archives: November 2013

Fundraising With Food – Healthy Tips!

All of our Kids Eat Smart Clubs throughout Newfoundland and Labrador are supported and provided with funds, grants and donations that allow the Clubs to continue to run year after year.We are thankful for the generous support we receive from ournumerous partners, donors and community members throughout Newfoundland and Labrador.  We encourage Kids Eat SmartClubs to explore ways to fundraise and we have made […]

Hectic Holidays!!

With the Holidays just around the corner, and the numerous work functions and school events that go along with this time of year, are you finding it hard to get the time to cook your family a healthy and delicious meal? If yes, the answer to your problem is…..PLAN AHEAD!! Events leading up to the […]

Kids In The Kitchen!

Allowing your child to help you cook and be a part of what’s being served at your home for dinner can be so valuable, it can embed values and skills that can last a lifetime. When children are exposed to cooking and preparing nutritious foods at a young age it will help them make better […]

Rethink Your Drink!

To support schools with Student Nutrition priorities and to highlight the health impact of sugar-sweetened drinks and the importance of milk and water, the western region of the NLESD has organized a Healthy Beverage Week for November 18 – 22. To all other schools and clubs throughout Newfoundland and Labrador, this may be something to […]

Getting What We Need…Calcium and Vitamin D!

Calcium and Vitamin D are two main nutrients we all need in our diet for healthy growth and development, especially in children. Calcium helps us build and maintain strong bones and teeth, very important for the growing children attending our clubs! What many people don’t realize is that one of the main roles of vitamin […]

Accommodating Diabetes in Your Club!

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month (NDAM). In recent years, diabetes has become more common in our communities, in turn increasing prevalence in our Kids Eat Smart Clubs. There are many misconceptions when it comes to diabetes and diet. Many people believe that children with diabetes cannot enjoy the same foods as other children…false! All […]

Slumber Party Snacks!

All children love to have their friends come to their home or go to their friend’s home for a night of fun, games and delicious food! When your child asks you if they can have a sleepover with their friends, let’s be honest, you know it will be you who does the planning! Like any […]