Nutrition - Niagara North Family Health Team

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Nutrition

Cooking 101

This program is run by our Registered Dietitians.

What THE cooking 101 PROGRAM has to offer:

Cooking 101 is geared towards patients with diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and anyone trying to learn some cooking skills.

This hands-on cooking class is for those who want to learn basic cooking skills/improve their skills in the kitchen and enjoy a nutritious meal after the class.

When it’s offered:

Wednesday February 6, 2019 from 10:00am – 12:00pm

How to get involved:

St. Catharines – for more information or to register please contact 905.682.5555

✓ This group is open to all patients of the Niagara North Family Health Team
✓ This group is open to all patients of the NNFHT Diabetes Care Team and Diabetes Support Program. 

Craving Change

Our Craving Change group is run by our Dietitians along with our Social Workers or our Mental Health Nurse.

This program is for you if:

  • You would like to change your relationship with food
  • You don’t want a diet, but a lifestyle change
  • You would like to learn more about your relationship between emotions and food

What Craving Change has to offer:

This program will help you to understand: WHY you eat the way you do, WHY you comfort yourself with food and HOW you can change your thinking and eating. Craving Change: A How to Guide for Changing your Relationship with Food. The Craving Change program is not a diet. It uses cognitive behavioural approach to help people see the connection between our thoughts, feelings and actions and the food we eat.

When it’s offered:

St. Catharines – Our next 6-week Craving Change program morning sessions begin on
January 17, 2019. Morning classes run from 10:00am – 11:30am. 

Our next 6-week Craving Change program evening sessions begin on January 31, 2019. Evening classes run from 5:00pm – 6:30pm.

Virgil – Check back soon for upcoming Virgil Craving Change dates. Or, give us a call to let us know that you’re interested in being put on a wait list for the next program!

How to get involved:

You can access our mental health programs by speaking to your Family Doctor or one of the support staff that works in the Family Health Team.

St. Catharines – call 905.988.9617 x226 for more information about program dates or fill out our online program registration form.

Virgil – call 905.468.2177 x130 or fill out our online program registration form.

✓ This group is open to all patients of the Niagara North Family Health Team
✓ This group is open to non-patients of the Niagara North Family Health Team


Craving Change Booster Class

Open to “graduates” of any previous Craving Change program.
Come for support, share successes and challenges, or just to touch base!
Bring your Craving Change workbook.

When it’s offered:

Check back soon for our next Craving Change Booster Class date.

How to get involved:

St. Catharines – Call 905.988.9617 x226 or fill out our online program registration form.

✓ This group is open to all patients of the Niagara North Family Health Team
✓ This group is open to non-patients of the Niagara North Family Health Team

Healthy You

The Healthy You group is offered by our Dietitians and our Mental Health Nurse.

We make over 200 food-related choices every day.  This program is for you if you would like to further develop healthy living behaviours and skills in a peer support group format.

What the Healthy You Lifestyle Program has to offer:

The Healthy You Lifestyle Program is facilitated by a registered dietitian and a mental health nurse. Topics addressed over the 4-week program include.

  • Our Eating Environment, Mindful Eating & Being Active
  • Nutrition 101 & Meal Planning
  • Supermarket Savvy & Grocery Store Label Reading Tour
  • Making Lifestyle Changes Stick

When it’s offered:

Niagara-on-the-Lake – The sessions are provided from 9:00am to 11:00am at the Niagara Medical Centre. One session is conducted offsite at a local grocery store. Maximum: 12 participants.

Next 4-week program starts on: January 10, 2019

How to get involved:

Niagara-on-the-Lake – If you would like to attend the next 4-week Healthy You Lifestyle Program, contact 905.468.2177 x130 or fill out our online program registration form.

✓ This group is open to all patients of the Niagara North Family Health Team
✓ This group is open to non-patients of the Niagara North Family Health Team

Let’s Cook Together!

This program is run by our Registered Dietitians.

What THE LET’S COOK TOGETHER PROGRAM has to offer:

This intergenerational cooking program involves older adults and youth (ages 10+) working cooperatively in the kitchen to prepare and enjoy a nutritious meal together.

Register for our next workshop today if you would like to increase your confidence in the kitchen, socialize with other participants & enjoy cooking and eating a nutritious meal!

When it’s offered:

Check back soon for our next Let’s Cook Together date, or, give us a call to let us know you are interested in being put on a wait-list for our next class.

How to get involved:

Niagara-on-the-Lake – for more information please contact 905.468.2177 x130

✓ This group is open to all patients of the Niagara North Family Health Team
✓ This group is open to non-patients of the Niagara North Family Health Team

Dietitian Consultations

Our Registered Dietitians offer one-on-one appointments to provide nutrition advice for our patients.

ABOUT THIS SERVICE:

Registered Dietitians provide education, advice, and counselling about food and nutrition. They play a role in health promotion, life cycle nutrition, chronic disease management and prevention…and so much more!

How to get involved:

You can access our dietitian services by speaking to your Family Doctor or one of the support staff that works in the Family Health Team.

Niagara-on-the-Lake – for more information please call 905.468.2177 x130

St. Catharines – for more information please call 905.988.9617 x226

✓ This service is open to all patients of the Niagara North Family Health Team
✓  In St. Catharines, this group is open to non-patients of the Niagara North Family Health Team

***please use/exhaust any private coverage through your work insurance plan for Registered Dietitian services first***