Wellness

Hospitality Services provides healthy and sustainable food operations, access to a Registered Dietitian, engaging events, resources and workshops to support your wellbeing on campus. Healthy lifestyles choices provide you with optimal energy, improved focus, and a sense of mindfulness while moving through your day.

Approximately 42% of our food purchases are from within a 500km radius, and 67% is sourced from within Canada.

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Get the Good Stuff ™

Identify food that will fuel your body and brain with the Get the Good Stuff ™ logo. When you see this logo on Fresh TO GO and other products in our dining halls and select retail locations, you can eat confidently knowing that your food meets at least three of the following criteria:  

  • Made with whole grains  
  • Contain one full serving of vegetables > 45g leafy greens or > 75g other veg 
  • 500 calories > in an entrée, 300 > side/snack  
  • No more than 15% calories from saturated fats 
  • 960mg > of sodium in a sandwich,720mg > entrée, 480mg > side/snack 

Fresh TO GO

Look for Fresh TO GO stands in select retail food locations to satisfy your hunger without compromising nutrition. Prepared on campus daily, Fresh TO GO sandwiches, salads, wraps, fruit & veg trays, cheese & crackers etc., are a delicious quick option when you are on the move. 

The Scoop - Health & Wellness Blog

Get 'The Scoop' on tips and tricks to eating balanced meals, staying hydrated with pizazz, snacking like a dietitian, eating vegan and vegetarian, food allergies, sustainable campus living, dining hall hacks and more.

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Campus & Community Resources 

Student Wellness Services – provide a range of programs and services responsive to your health and wellness including access to medical services, mental health resources, food security, healthy lifestyle appointments and more.   

Student Affairs – your go-to campus resource for services related to academic, emotional, social, cultural, spiritual, physical, and career-related supports. 

Kingston Loblaws’ Registered Dietitian - provide complimentary 15-minute consultations.  

Kingston Community Dietitian Services - Public Health is an excellent resource, providing an extensive list of nutrition and dietitian services available in the community.   

Dietitians of Canada – access nutrition professionals practicing in a private practice setting.  

UnlockFood – a Dietitians of Canada resource for credible nutrition information.  

Food Allergy Canada – your go-to resource for accurate and comprehensive allergy information.  

Health Canada -a source of credible, trusted health and nutrition information including resources on food labelling and safety, food allergies and the Canadian Food Guide.  

 

COVID-19 Information 

Our dining halls and retail food operations have resumed a normal state of operations. For information on how Queen's is working to facilitate a safe, supported, and collaborative university and campus experience, please consult the Campus Operating Guidelines. They include key public health guidance, as well as information on masking, cleaning, use of common and small spaces, and more. Any additional guidance will be provided on this Safe Return website as it becomes available.

Dining with Covid-19 

If you are isolating due to a confirmed or suspected case of COVID-19, you will be required to order your meals for pickup. Be sure to exchange your carabiner or used GOOD TO GO container to save the $0.75 single-use fee upon pick-up.  

If you have a food allergy or other dietary needs, the safest menu options are those available from a dining hall, and from the true balance menu items. Before you order online it is important you complete the complete Allergy/Dietary Need Intake Form.

Place an order through the Student Residence and Dining Portal by clicking “Meal Service Assistance” - “Online Meal Order” - “Covid-19 Related”.  

We encourage all students with allergies/other dietary needs to book an appointment with the Registered Dietitian or call 613-533-2953.    

Retail orders can be ordered ahead for pick up by using the Transact Mobile App, however available menus for allergies and special diets may be limited. Download the app!  

Help Keep Campus Safe 

Continue to be mindful of the well-being of your fellow students, staff and faulty by:    

  • Wearing a mask until you are symptom free 
  • Maintaining physical distance 
  • Proper and regular hand sanitization  
  • Cough and sneeze into the bend of your arm, not into your hand 
  • Avoid touching your nose, mouth, or eyes with your hands 
  • Get your COVID-19 boosters, and influenza vaccine – available on campus through Student Wellness Services 
  • Eat healthy foods and stay physically active to keep your immune system strong 
  • Get plenty of rest or sleep 

 

Oct 2, 2020 10:15 am