Resources Promoting Healthy Weights

Check out these resources for promoting healthy weights for children 2-5 years old created by Act Now BC, NutritionLink and Shapedown BC Centre for Healthy Weights. The following are the English, French, Chinese, Punjabi and Spanish PDFs.

Leap BC

  • 0 – 5 years
  • a set of resources that promotes healthy child development
  • each resource focuses on learning through play and supports healthy child development through physical movement, healthy eating, language development and early literacy
  • MOVE: integrates physical activity, language development, and healthy eating for infants and toddlers 0-3
  • HOP: has the same focus as MOVE but is geared towards preschoolers 3-5
  • TALK: series of illustrated cards with activities encouraging early literacy and language development in infants and toddlers
  • FOOD FLAIR: activities help create environments that support healthy eating for young children from 0-5 years
  • visit their website here

Physical Activity Line

  • free phone line and online resource to active healthy living
  • provides evidence based resources to support teachers, health professionals, and community health & fitness programs
  • toll free: 1-877-725-1149
  • lower mainland: 604-241-2266
  • visit their website here

Dietitian Services at HealthLinkBC

  • If you have any questions about healthy eating, nutrition, or food, you can speak to a health service representative and he/she will connect you with a dietitian
  • visit the website here

LIVE 5-2-1-0!


fruits or vegetable or more per day.

hours of screen time or less per day

hour of physical activity or more per day

sugar sweetened beverages per day