If you are in crisis, emotional distress, or at risk of suicide call 9-1-1, go to the local hospital emergency room, or call the mental health crisis line at 613-544-4229 or if you are a KHSC staff member, contact Homewood Human Solutions at 1-800-663-1142. Someone is there to help.


Eating a healthy diet and managing your weight contribute to prevent illnesses and conditions such as heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes and certain cancers. Taking small steps in the right direction today can lower your risk of developing these problems and result in you feeling better and having more energy to enjoy life. 

Healthy Eating

Basics of Healthy Eating

Selecting healthy food choices and appropriate serving sizes are key to a healthier you and the Canada's Food Guide is a great place to start. By learning how to read food labels you can better understand whether your food choice is a healthy one and be aware of the fat, salt, and sugar content of your food. Contact unlockfood.ca to learn more about healthy eating and how a Regisistered Dietitian can help you. Our local Public Health Unit is another resource for getting help to discover Food & Healthy Eating. 



Healthy Eating Tips & Strategies

Meal planning is essential to your success when it comes to healthy eating. There are many resources available to help you to achieve your goals and to make meal planning easier. Visit my menu planner to get started and be sure to check out Health Canada Healthy Snacks for other tips. 



Nutritional Coaching

Nutritional coaching can help you adjust your eating patterns, prevent and manage chronic disease, learn how to get more energy, and more. You can speak directly with a Registered Dietitian at Telehealth Ontario at 1-866-797-0000, or as a KGH employee, you can access free nutritional coaching though EFAP or call 1-800-663-1142.



Fresh Foods in the Kingston Area

For fresh fruits, vegetables and more, check out the Kingston Farmer's Market. To eat healthy & save money on fresh produce, why not try out the Good Food Box. To learn more, check out the Good Food Box 


Healthy Weights

Almost 60% of Adults in Canada are overweight or obese. Find out why maintaining a healthy weight is one of the best things you can do for your health. Check out these tools to help you get to and stay at your healthy weight.

Manage your personal nutrition & fitness goals and track your progress with MyFitnessPal app, or join SparkPeople for free recipes and information on diet and nutrition.

Other Nutritional Resources

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