Get the Good Stuff
Get the Good Stuff on Campus
Queen’s University Hospitality Services is committed to creating a healthy environment for our customers. Central to this effort is providing nutritious and more environmentally friendly foods. Get the Good Stuff is our health and wellness approach that helps choosing nutritious foods easier!
Look for the Get the Good Stuff™ logo in our dining halls, on Fresh to Go products and in select retail locations for options that fit many of the following criteria:
- 500 or less for an entrée
- 300 or less for a side, soup, snack, or dessert
- No more than 15% calories from saturated fats
- No artificial trans fats
- 960mg or less for a sandwich
- 720mg or less for an entrée
- 480mg or less for a side, soup, snack or dessert
Made with Whole Grains
Loaded with at least one full serving of colourful veggies
For General Information on Eating Well Visit:
Formerly EatRightOntario.ca, www.unlockfood.ca provides bilingual information on nutrition, food and healthy eating along with recipes and healthy eating tools. The posts are developed by registered dietitians using the latest research. Some helpful links while at university include:
Health Canada is responsible for helping Canadians maintain and improve their health. They ensure high-quality health services are accessible and works to reduce health risks.
Eating a nutritious and balanced diet is one of the best ways to protect and promote good health. You can find the recently revised Canada’s Food Guide that not only focuses on what to eat, but also about where, when, why and how you eat.
Some key aspects of the new Food Guide includes:
- Eating plenty of vegetables and fruits, whole grains and protein foods (mostly from plants)
- Being mindful of your eating habits
- Cooking more often
- Enjoying your food
- Eating meals with others
- Limiting highly processed foods
- Making water your drink of choice
- Using food labels
- Being aware that food marketing can influence your choices
Other Health Canada resources include information on food safety, food labelling, food allergies and other food related topics.
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