Sponsor Loblaws

Nutrition in our Aisles - Featuring Guiding Stars

A Unique Nutritional Program at Your Local Loblaws®

Follow a Registered Dietitian through the aisles of your Loblaws®, Real Canadian Superstore® or Zehrs Market® and learn to make healthier food choices. Children discover the importance of a balanced meal, the nutrients provided by the four food groups and the benefits to their body.

This interactive hands-on learning experience engages children and teaches them about making informed healthy food choices using the Guiding Stars® nutrition labeling system. Students are exposed to a variety of foods in a fun, educational setting and gets them excited about eating healthier.

Audience:     Junior K - 3 (~60 minutes)     Grades 4 - 8 (~90 minutes)

Group Size:  5 - 30 Students

 

FREE FIELD TRIPS SUPPORT PROVINCIAL STANDARDS THROUGH:

  • Play-based Learning: Learning in Real-Life Contexts 
  • Developing Numeracy
  • Developing Social Skills
  • Preparation of Nutritious Snacks
  • Understanding Health Concepts and Developing Health Literacy 
  • Making Connections for Healthier Living Daily Physical Activity

THIS TOUR IS DESIGNED TO PROVIDE STUDENTS VALUABLE INFORMATION ON:

  • Creating healthy lifestyle behaviours
  • Learning how to make informed eating decisions
  • Understanding the Guiding Stars shelf labeling system
  • Recognizing the nutritional value of foods based on Canada’s Food Guide

Can't find your local Loblaws®? This program is offered only at select locations due to group size and/or availability of dietitians.