Holistic Nutrition

Medical Nutrition Program

Led by the Certified Holistic Nutritionist, (HN) the Medical Nutrition Program is a meal service provided once a week to Home Care clients. Meals are prepared from scratch using whole foods and incorporate traditional foods. Meals are delivered by members of Splatsin’s Health Team to encourage social connection and provide an opportunity for health questions.

Nutritional Consultations

The Certified Holistic Nutritionist supports band members by providing one-on-one consultations sessions concerning diet and lifestyle adjustments for improved health.

Maternal Child Health Nutrition

The Certified Holistic Nutritionist provides families with pre and postnatal meals based on knowledge of nutritional needs during pregnancy and the postpartum period.

Healthy Cooking on a Budget

Led by the Certified Holistic Nutritionist (HN), this weekly program teaches food preparation skills, budgeting, shopping, food security while expanding nutritional knowledge. Note: this program is currently suspended due to COVID-19.

Recipes

Fall is a great time to eat from the local harvest. There are many nutritional benefits from fall foods. Below are some great fall foods, followed by recipes that they can be used in:

Butternut Squash

  • High levels of alpha-carotene and beta-carotene, which converts to Vitamin A
  • Good source of Vitamin C
  • Healthy source of fiber
  • Antioxidant and anti-inflammatory compounds
  • Polysaccharides that help regulate and/or control blood sugar

Pumpkin

  • Highly nutritious and particularly rich in Vitamin A
  • High antioxidant content may reduce your risk of chronic diseases
  • Packs Vitamins that may boost Immunity
  • Vitamin A and Lutein to protect your eyesight

Potatoes

  • The iron, phosphorous, calcium, magnesium, and zinc in potatoes all help the body to build and maintain bone structure and strength
  • The potato’s fiber, potassium, vitamin C, and vitamin B6 content, coupled with its lack of cholesterol, all support heart health

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