Course description

Participate in hands-on learning activities including an interactive grocery store tour with a registered dietician and learn about healthy eating as well as medicine use and safety from a pharmacist. You will create personalized nutrition, fitness and health tools to help you achieve and track your goals. Try different fitness activities weekly, led by certified fitness instructors in Mount Royal's world class recreation facility.

Learner outcomes

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Identify the different food groups, daily recommendations and portion sizes and develop a daily/weekly meal plan 
  • Study food packaging and labels in order to make informed choices 
  • Examine the relationship between different foods and how they affect mood, concentration, performance and memory 
  • Demonstrate an awareness of various choices of physical activities for different budgets and abilities to set realistic activity goals. 
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the impact of exercise on your physical and mental wellbeing 
  • Study and practice effective sleeping habits 
  • Discover the purpose of medications and the importance of taking the medications prescribed to you. 
  • Read and follow the directions as outlined on the medication label. 
  • Illustrate when, where and from who to get more information on medications 
  • Prepare a set of questions that could be used when seeing a doctor or other medical personnel and to practice speaking assertively 
  • To apply effective questioning techniques in order to gather more information for medical personnel. 


Students who are new to TVP Part Time classes must speak with the program team before registering. 

Contact information:

Phone: 403.440.6872
Email: tvp@mtroyal.ca

Select a section to register
Section title
Eating Right, Living Right
L - Lecture
1:00PM to 4:00PM
Sep 17, 2024 to Dec 10, 2024
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
Delivery options
Course Fee(s)
TXEV non-credit $461.90
Section Notes

•   This class is intended for adults with developmental disabilities. Please contact the department for further information.

•   For questions about this course or other information, contact tvp@mtroyal.ca or 403.440.6872. 

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