The 3-4-50 Framework

It is well known that health is influenced by a wide array of factors including genetics, social circumstances, environmental exposures, health care, and behavioural patterns.  What isn’t as well known is that of those factors behavioural patterns have the single greatest influence on the health of the population at large. This means that health promotion and prevention are the key tools in improving public health. …to read the rest of this article click here »

Healthy Eating for Children

British Food Fortnight, 19 September – 4 October 2015 is held at the same time as harvest festival and is the biggest annual celebration of British food and drink.

British Food Fortnight offers the opportunity to promote healthy eating for children. The British Food Fortnight website has a Teacher Zone that will help to bring British food alive in school and get pupils excited about the wonderful food we produce in this country. See the website below for links to the downloadable pdfs of “Putting the Ooo back into Food” guides; information on how to find a chef to help run cooking lessons; and ideas for involving parents.

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