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Nutrition resources for North Shore schools

North Shore school health manual - Section 4

The School Health Dietitian works with schools to promote a healthy school environment by:

  • Helping schools assess their food environment and set healthy eating goals

  • Supporting the work of healthy eating committees

  • Supporting the development of food and healthy eating policies

  • Working with schools to plan initiatives such as farm-to-school and school gardens

  • Consulting on the implementation of the BC Food and Beverage Guidelines (e.g. food service, fundraisers, vending machines, sports days)

  • Providing Pro D Nutrition workshops

  • Providing Nutrition and Healthy Living Education resources (e.g. lesson plans for K-12 about food, nutrition, body image, etc.) 

  • Helping school staff find appropriate nutrition services for students (e.g. eating disorder services, nutrition counselling)

  • Delivering nutrition education sessions to secondary school students or alternate school students

How do I access the school dietitian?

Helen Yeung, School Health Dietitian 

Phone: (604) 904-6458 

Email: Helen.Yeung@vch.ca

How can I see a dietitian in person for individual diet concerns?

The Nutritional Counselling Program offers nutritional counselling for North Shore residents of all ages. Education is offered by a clinical dietitian in an individual or group setting, depending on client needs.

Nutrition resources for schools  

Information for healthy and safe food events at school

SOURCE: Nutrition resources for North Shore schools ( )
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