Introduction ToHealthy Eating
Healthy Eating Check-Up PDF
Questionnaire to participants. These 15 questions will give you a general idea of how healthy your current eating habits are. Choose the one answer to each question that fits you best. Mark your score for each question in the "Your Score" column.
Personal Action Plan for Healthy Eating PDF
Handout to participants. Choose a small change that you will be able to do. Be specific about what you will do... "The changes I would like to make to my eating habits are..."
Eating Well with Canada's Food Guide
One for each participant, found at: www.healthcanada.gc.ca/foodguide
Healthy Eating Check-up Discussion Points
For the Leader - review before starting the session.
You will also need:
- Pencils for each participant.
- Optional: food models to demonstrate Food Guide Servings or other visual props (see the Healthy Eating Manual reference section for more ideas).
- Optional: promotional materials from www.EatRightOntario.ca - fridge magnets, bookmarks, and tear sheets, available at no cost through Service Ontario Publications (www.publications.serviceontario.ca/ecom/). Look under Browse Catalogues > Health Programs > EatRight Ontario / Healthy Eating.
If literacy is an issue, you may want to read through each question with the group, as well as use other teaching aids like food models, food pictures, etc.