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Nutritional Health

Proper nutritional health is important in assisting with maintaining energy, focus and concentration in your day.

Healthy Recipes

Vegetarian Fajitas

Photo of vegetarian fajitas.

1 red bell pepper, 1 yellow bell pepper, 1 large red onion, 2 zucchinis, 2 Tbsp. olive oil, 1 Tbsp. cumin, tortilla shells, shredded cheese, sour cream, avocado, salt/pepper for taste.

Preheat the oven to 500 F. In a large mixing bowl, toss veggies, cumin, salt/pepper, and olive oil. Spread on baking tray and roast in oven for 20 minutes. Assemble fajitas with roasted veggies and desired toppings.

Please email the Return to Work & Accommodation Department should you have more great recipe suggestions!

Nutritional Counselling

This service is offered through our Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP) and covers a full range of topics including:

  • Adjusting eating patterns to help you adopt a healthier lifestyle
  • Prevention/management of chronic disease through dietary changes
  • Eating for energy

12 Weeks to Wellness

This is a self-directed program offered through our Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP) that provides you with a comprehensive approach to weight loss and behaviour change. As a participant you will receive nutrition coaching, a step-by-step guide to behaviour change, an accompanying CD and a fitness and weight loss consultation.

Resources from your Employee and Family Assistance Provider

Off-Campus Resources

Company/Organization

Service/Description/Cost

Good Food Box: Kingston
613-549-1232 Ext. 1440

Pay $5, $10, or $15 at the beginning of the month and then pick up your basket of food on the third Thursday of the month.

Cost: As above

Meals on Wheels
613-634-0123

Service that delivers hot, noon-time meals to your home.

Cost: Varies

Grocery Delivery
*See information sheet for phone numbers

Grocery Stores Offering Home Delivery to residents in Kingston Area

Cost: $2.75 per person, each way

Nutritional Health Apps for your Phone

Click Here to View Phone Applications

Fooducate

Logo: Fooducate

Available for: Apple iOS, Android

Price: Free

Category: Nutrition

Purpose:

Change your diet, learn about eating healthy foods, scan & compare foods at the store, track your progress, and get motivated by the most supportive community in the world.

How to use this app:

The goal of Fooducate is to allow you to quickly reference and compare foods. You can scan an item’s barcode and find out information about food you want to buy at the store. It will also give suggestions of alternatives that may have a healthier composition, lower sugar, or fewer GMO ingredients. You can look up recipes and share your own recipes!

Screenshot: Fooducate


Get Enough Helper

Logo: Get Enough Helper

Available for: Apple iOS, Android

Price: Free

Category: Nutrition

Purpose:

The Get Enough Helper tool is offered by the Registered Dietitians of Dairy Farmers of Canada to help you eat healthier and feel great

How to use this app:

It’s not your everyday calorie counter like most apps, it counts your servings instead. That means you can keep track of what you eat at the touch of a button to see if you’re meeting your recommended daily Canada’s Food Guide servings, it’s the easy way to help make sure you’re getting enough of what you need every day. Track what you eat to make sure you’re getting enough servings of each Canada’s Food Guide food groups. Learn to measure and monitor your food servings and get delicious and nutritious recipes. This app has great tips on eating right and also lets you share your progress with friends and family.

Screenshot: Get Enough Helper


MyFitnessPal

Logo: MyFitnessPal

Available for: Apple iOS, Android

Price: Free

Category: Nutrition & Exercise

Purpose:

Lose weight with MyFitnessPal, the fastest and easiest-to-use food and exercise tracker for phones.

How to use this app:

With the largest food database by far (over 5,000,000 foods) and amazingly fast and easy food and exercise entry, this app will help you take those extra pounds off! There is a barcode scanner to scan your food items for fast and easy tracking. The recipe counter makes it so much easier to track the nutrition in homemade meals and the exercise tracker lets you see the amount of calories you've worked off for the day.

Screenshot: MyFitnessPal


Food Intolerances

Logo: Food Intolerances

Available for: Apple iOS, Android

Price: $6.99

Category: Nutrition

Purpose:

The app Food Intolerances is a tool to help everyone who has to stick to a restricted diet because of food intolerances or allergies.

How to use this app:

This app contains over 700 foods with detailed information about their content and how they affect your body. Typical applications are: histamine intolerance, mastocytosis, fructose malabsorption, sorbitol intolerance, aspirin intolerance, gluten sensitivity, lactose intolerance or a low FODMAP diet.

Screenshot: Food Intolerances


Please email the Return to Work & Accommodation Department should you have more great app suggestions!